ThePost Impressionist period came when several ABOUT former Impressionist painters became dissatisfied with the movements insistence on light and color. HISTORY The post-Impressionists aspired to find more depth ARTISTS in the roles of color, form and solidity in painting. The term post-impressionism is used to denote the effort at self-expression, emotion, mood and rather than representation of object.
The style of the work, developing a new method ABOUT of paint application or viewing the piece from multiple angles, was more important than HISTORY subject matter. Characteristics: -see brushstrokes ARTISTS -personally expressive -style over fidelity -no fleeting light or moment (multiple moments or angles) -bright palette -moved away from journalistic detail of earlier periods -art is for the artist’s sake
The Post-Impressionists were several artists of the ABOUT late 19th century, who saw the work of the French Impressionist painters and were influenced by HISTORY them. Their art styles grew out of the style called "Impressionism". ARTISTS Theword "Post" means after, so "Post- Impressionist" art came after "Impressionist" art.
Related to Pointillism, a technique of painting in ABOUT which small, distinct dots of pure color is applied in patterns to form an image. Georges Seurat HISTORY developed the technique in 1886, branching from Impressionism ARTISTS John Rewald, one of the first professional art historians to focus on the birth of early modern art, limited the scope to the years between 1886 and 1892 in his pioneering publication on Post- Impressionism
The sculptor Auguste Rodin is sometimes ABOUT called an Impressionist for the way he used roughly modeled surfaces to suggest HISTORY transient light effects. Pictorialists photographers whose work is characterized by soft focus and atmospheric ARTISTS effects have also been called Impressionists. French Impressionist Cinema is a term applied to a loosely defined group of films and filmmakers in France from 1919-1929, although these years are debatable.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ABOUT Disabled poster artist known as one of the first Graphic Designers Paul Cezanne HISTORY Large block-like brushstrokes; Still lifes, Landscapes Vincent Van Gogh Disturbed painter of loose brushstrokes and bright, vivid ARTISTS colors Paul Gauguin Rejected Urban Life and choose secondary-colored Tahitian women Auguste Rodin Bronze sculptor; Very loose and not detailed. “The Thinker”
Often called the Father of Modern art. ABOUT Influenced by the Impressionist Camille Pissarro, HISTORY Cezanne was a master of still life, portraiture, genre- painting and landscape. ARTISTS Paul Cezanne painted more than 200 still-life compositions in his lifetime His works had a huge influence on the prototype Cubism of Picasso and Braque.
An important contributor to the foundations of Modern art. ABOUT Van Gogh suffered from temporal lobe epilepsy as well as other mental and physical conditions. HISTORY He produced more than 2,000 artworks, consisting of around 900 paintings and 1,100 drawings. ARTISTS Vincent shot himself in France, but did not die until 2 days later at the age of 37. Today many of his pieces—including his numerous self portraits, landscapes, portraits and sunflowers—are among the worlds most recognizable and expensive works of art and sketches.
Eugène Henri Paul was a leading Post- ABOUT Impressionist. An artist, painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramist HISTORY and writer. He was influenced by Camille Pissaro and Georgia ARTISTS O’ Keeffe and was a friend of Vincent Van Gogh Gauguin introduced exotic and primitive elements into the art of the time and his colour and symbolism gave his paintings great intensity.
Generally considered the progenitor of modern ABOUT sculptor. Departing with centuries of tradition, he turned HISTORY away from the idealism of the Greeks, and the decorative beauty of the Baroque and neo-Baroque movements. ARTISTS His sculpture emphasized the individual and the concreteness of flesh, and suggested emotion through detailed, textured surfaces, and the interplay of light and shadow.
Was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, and ABOUT illustrator. He painted social taboos and sordid truths of Parisian life in a straightforward unsentimental manner. HISTORY Throughout his career, which spanned less than 20 years, Toulouse-Lautrec created 737 canvases, 275 watercolours, 363 prints and posters, 5,084 drawings, ARTISTS some ceramic and stained glass work, and an unknown number of lost works In a 2005 auction at Christie’s auction house a new record was set when "La blanchisseuse", an early painting of a young laundress, sold for $22.4 million U.S.
The transformed contrasting short brushstrokes of ABOUT Impressionism into curving, vibrant lines of color, exaggerated even beyond Impressionist brilliance, HISTORY that convey emotionally charged and ecstatic responses to the natural landscape. In general, Post-Impressionism led away from a naturalistic ARTISTS approach and toward the two major movements of early 20th-century art that superseded Cubism and Fauvism, which sought to evoke emotion through color and line.