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Post-Impressionism

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This lesson will examine the style and subject matter of Post-Impressionism.

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Notes on "Post-Impressionism"

Key Terms

 

Post-Impressionism

A movement in painting that rejected aspects of Impressionism while retaining an interest in color and expressive brushstroke>

Atmospheric Perspective

A form of perspective in which more distant objects are depicted in a greyish or bluish haze

Pointillism

A Post-Impressionist movement in painting characterized by the use of tiny dots instead of brushstrokes that blend together when viewed from a distance

Color Theory

The study of how colors relate to one another, including color mixing, the color wheel, and warm and cool colors.

Impasto

The thick buildup of paint, usually oil or acrylic, on the surface of a painting

 

Works Cited

Mount Sainte-Victorie; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_C%C3%A9zanne_107.jpg Sunday on La Grande; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A_Sunday_on_La_Grande_Jatte,_Georges_Seurat,_1884.png Still Life with Apples; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_C%C3%A9zanne_185.jpg The Circuis; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Georges_Seurat_019.jpg Van Gough; Starry Night: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Van_Gogh_-_Starry_Night_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg

 

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Impasto

    The thick buildup of paint, usually oil or acrylic, on the surface of a painting.

  • Color Theory

    The study of how colors relate to one another, including color mixing, the color wheel, and warm and cool colors.

  • Pointillism

    A Post-Impressionist movement in painting characterized by the use of tiny dots instead of brushstrokes that blend together when viewed from a distance.

  • Atmospheric Perspective

    A form of perspective in which more distant objects are depicted in a greyish or bluish haze.

  • Post-Impressionism

    A movement in painting that rejected aspects of Impressionism while retaining an interest in color and expressive brushstroke.