postimpressionism


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post·im·pres·sion·ism

 (pōst′ĭm-prĕsh′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
A school of painting in France in the late 1800s that rejected the objective naturalism of impressionism and used form and color in more personally expressive ways.

post′im·pres′sion·ist adj. & n.
post′im·pres′sion·is′tic adj.

postimpressionism

(ˌpəʊstɪmˈprɛʃəˌnɪzəm)
n
(Art Movements) a movement in painting in France at the end of the 19th century, begun by Cézanne and exemplified by Gauguin, Van Gogh, and Matisse, which rejected the naturalism and momentary effects of impressionism but adapted its use of pure colour to paint subjects with greater subjective emotion
ˌpostimˈpressionist n, adj
ˌpostimˌpressionˈistic adj
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postimpressionism

nNachimpressionismus m

postimpressionism

[ˈpəʊstɪmˈprɛʃˌnɪzm] npostimpressionismo
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The trajectory of Fry's passions is both singular and steady, beginning as an artist (albeit not one of much ability), moving through his 1899 monograph on Giovanni Bellini and on to his advocacy of Cezanne and postimpressionism by way of helping to found both the Burlington Magazine and the Omega Workshops.
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Frank Hutton-Williams examines in his "The Visual Artifact in the Poetry of Thomas McGreevy" the influence of postimpressionism in the poetry of Thomas McGreevy, especially of the poet's Irish contemporaries Mainie Jellet and Yeats.
Understandably, most of the commentary on Faulkner's encounter with Paris emphasizes the city as the center of international modernism and finds in his response to impressionism and postimpressionism some of the major influences on his style.