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Japanese Prints and Primitivism

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will examine primitivism and the influence of Japanese prints within the movement of post-Impressionism.

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Tutorial

This lesson discusses the influence of Japanese Prints and Primitivism on the art of the 19th century, looking at the works of Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin.

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Terms to Know

Primitivism

A Western art movement that borrows visual forms based on the belief that the visual qualities of non-western people are superior to those of contemporary civilizations.

 

Citations:

Image of Van Gogh, Flowering Plum Tree (after Hiroshige), Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Van_Gogh_the_blooming_plumtree_%28after_Hiroshige%29,_1887.jpg; Image of Hiroshige, Plum Orchard, Kameido, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hiroshige_Pruneraie_%C3%A0_Kameido.jpg; Image of Van Gogh, The Sower, Public Domain, http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/vincent-van-gogh/sower-1888;
Image of Gauguin, The Vision after the Sermon, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_Gauguin_137.jpg; Image of Gauguin, The Spirit of the Dead Watching, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_Gauguin-_Manao_tupapau_%28The_Spirit_of_the_Dead_Keep_Watch%29.JPG;

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Primitivism

    A Western art movement that borrows visual forms based on the belief that the visual qualities of non-western people are superior to those of contemporary civilizations.