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Post-Impressionism

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will examine the style and subject matter of Post-Impressionism.

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Notes on "Post-Impressionism"

Terms to Know

Post-Impressionism

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

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.

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.

 

Citations:

Image of Van Gogh, Starry Night, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Van_Gogh_-_Starry_Night_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg; Image of Cézanne, Mont Sainte-Victoire, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_C%C3%A9zanne_107.jpg; Image of Cézanne, Still Life with Basket of Apples, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_C%C3%A9zanne_185.jpg; Image of Seurat, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A_Sunday_on_La_Grande_Jatte,_Georges_Seurat,_1884.png; Image of Seurat, The Circus, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Georges_Seurat_019.jpg; Image of Toulouse-Lautrec, La Reine de Joie, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lautrec_reine_de_joie_(poster)_1892.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.