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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.
(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
n → Nachimpressionismus m