0
PostImpressionism
Some review:
Impressionism was influenced by Realism:
• scenes of contemporary life
• personal views and subjects; art for...
Some review:
Impressionism was influenced by Realism:
• scenes of contemporary life
• personal views and subjects; art for...
The play of light on surfaces:

Renoir, Dance at the Moulin de la Galette, 1876
The play of light on surfaces:

Degas, L’etoile, 1878
Intensity of colour:

Monet, Field of Poppies, 1873
Intensity of colour:

Monet, Water Lilies, 1916
Informal compositions were inspired by the wide-spread
use of photography (thanks to the invention of roll film)
and the r...
Informal compositions:

Degas, The Absinthe

Drinker, 1876
We call the next generation Post-Impressionists
We call the next generation Post-Impressionists
“Post” signifies after.

The only thing this group of artists
has in commo...
Post-Impressionism
•

Loose grouping of artists
using techniques of
impressionism.

•

Artists developed own unique
styles...
Henri Toulouse-Lautrec

At the
Moulin
Rouge,
1892 / 95
Henri Toulouse-Lautrec

La Goulue arrivant
au Moulin Rouge,
1895
Henri Toulouse-Lautrec

Jane Avril,
lithograph,
1893
Toulouse-Lautrec
• Short in stature (only 4’6”), turns to art scene in
Monmartre
• Was inspired by Degas (Japanese
prints=...
Georges Seurat

Tiny dots of pure colour
placed next to each other;
your retina does the mixing!

No more informal
composi...
Georges Seurat

… this
technique
is called
pointillism.

Detail from
La Parade
•This is an extreme
close up of a bill
board.
•Notice the
similarities to
Seurat’s method of
adding color.
•This method is...
Georges Seurat Sunday afternoon on the Island of Grand Jatte, 1884-86

Size: 81 ½ inches by 121”
Seurat

Seurat

• Known for Pointilism - using small dots of
complementary colors directly ON THE CANVAS
rather than mixed...
Paul Cezanne

Collapse of
space!!
Still Life with
Plaster Cupid,
1895
Paul Cezanne

Simplification
of form!!
The Card
Players,
1890-92
Paul Cezanne

Mount St.
Victoire, 1897
Surfaces broken up into flat
facets, like the shimmering
surface of a diamond!!
CÉZANNE
•“Father” of Modern Art (contact with the
Impressionists but creates his own “language”.
Known as a Post-Impressio...
4 Techniques used by Cezanne

1. Color patches—used to capture true colors of surrounding land.
2. Varied colors– warmer c...
Paul Gauguin
Distortion of space!!
Distortion of colour!!

The Vision
after the
Sermon, 1888
Paul Gauguin
The
beginnings of
abstraction!!
500 years of
tradition was
thrown out
the window!!
The Yellow
Christ,
1889
Paul Gauguin

Abstract
forms, colours
and
symbolism!!

Self Portrait
with Halo,
1889
GAUGUIN
•Originally a stockbroker with 5 children but left his
family to pursue art on his own in Paris, then leaves
Europ...
Vincent Van Gogh

Self Portrait, 1889
Vincent Van Gogh

Self Portraits
Vincent Van Gogh

Distortion of colour,
depth and form to
convey emotional or
psychological states!!
Van Gogh’s Room at Ar...
These
swirls
weren’t in
the sky;
they were
in his
mind.
Vincent Van Gogh

Starry Night, 1889
VAN GOGH
• Trained to be an art dealer but then left to become a missionary
(then a painter). Socialist--progress=alienati...
20th Century Western Art has its roots in the Post Impressionists

Cezanne…

influenced “Cubism”
20th Century Western Art has its roots in the Post Impressionists

Van Gogh and Gauguin…
influenced “Expressionism”
20th Century Western Art has its roots in the Post Impressionists

Van Gogh and Gauguin…
influenced “Expressionism”
20th Century Western Art has its roots in the Post Impressionists

Van Gogh and Gauguin…
influenced “Expressionism”
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Post impressionism

1,275

Published on

Published in: Entertainment & Humor
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,275
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
94
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Post impressionism"

  1. 1. PostImpressionism
  2. 2. Some review: Impressionism was influenced by Realism: • scenes of contemporary life • personal views and subjects; art for art’s sake • avant garde attitude; the artist is separate from the mainstream
  3. 3. Some review: Impressionism was influenced by Realism: • scenes of contemporary life • personal views and subjects; art for art’s sake • avant garde attitude; the artist is separate from the mainstream Impressionism was mainly concerned with: • the play of light on surfaces • intensity of colour (canvases primed white; no black used) • informal compositions • En Plein Aire-French expression which means "in the open air," and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors.
  4. 4. The play of light on surfaces: Renoir, Dance at the Moulin de la Galette, 1876
  5. 5. The play of light on surfaces: Degas, L’etoile, 1878
  6. 6. Intensity of colour: Monet, Field of Poppies, 1873
  7. 7. Intensity of colour: Monet, Water Lilies, 1916
  8. 8. Informal compositions were inspired by the wide-spread use of photography (thanks to the invention of roll film) and the resulting candid photos.
  9. 9. Informal compositions: Degas, The Absinthe Drinker, 1876
  10. 10. We call the next generation Post-Impressionists
  11. 11. We call the next generation Post-Impressionists “Post” signifies after. The only thing this group of artists has in common is that they ere influenced by the Impressionists’ use of intense colour. Their importance lies in their huge influence on the artwork of the 20th century: Modernism.
  12. 12. Post-Impressionism • Loose grouping of artists using techniques of impressionism. • Artists developed own unique styles. • Wanted to combine immediacy of impressionism with composition of traditional painting. • Followed two directions focus on design, or focus on emotion.
  13. 13. Henri Toulouse-Lautrec At the Moulin Rouge, 1892 / 95
  14. 14. Henri Toulouse-Lautrec La Goulue arrivant au Moulin Rouge, 1895
  15. 15. Henri Toulouse-Lautrec Jane Avril, lithograph, 1893
  16. 16. Toulouse-Lautrec • Short in stature (only 4’6”), turns to art scene in Monmartre • Was inspired by Degas (Japanese prints=flatness) • Also POSTERS! Elevated graphic arts!!!
  17. 17. Georges Seurat Tiny dots of pure colour placed next to each other; your retina does the mixing! No more informal compositions; everything is carefully planned. La Parade,1889
  18. 18. Georges Seurat … this technique is called pointillism. Detail from La Parade
  19. 19. •This is an extreme close up of a bill board. •Notice the similarities to Seurat’s method of adding color. •This method is also used in televisions.
  20. 20. Georges Seurat Sunday afternoon on the Island of Grand Jatte, 1884-86 Size: 81 ½ inches by 121”
  21. 21. Seurat Seurat • Known for Pointilism - using small dots of complementary colors directly ON THE CANVAS rather than mixed prior • Complementary colors side by side mix in the viewers eye with greater luminosity • Seurat is influenced by Chevreul’s new idea called COLOR THEORY
  22. 22. Paul Cezanne Collapse of space!! Still Life with Plaster Cupid, 1895
  23. 23. Paul Cezanne Simplification of form!! The Card Players, 1890-92
  24. 24. Paul Cezanne Mount St. Victoire, 1897 Surfaces broken up into flat facets, like the shimmering surface of a diamond!!
  25. 25. CÉZANNE •“Father” of Modern Art (contact with the Impressionists but creates his own “language”. Known as a Post-Impressionist) •Took landscape paintings into “something solid and durable” •His still lifes will influence Cubism (Braque and Picasso) 25
  26. 26. 4 Techniques used by Cezanne 1. Color patches—used to capture true colors of surrounding land. 2. Varied colors– warmer colors placed closer towards view, while cooler colors receding in background but did not use the theory of atmospheric perspective and backgrounds are flat. 3. Multiple viewpoints—not like a camera, more real (Cubist) 4. Underlying shapes—rectangles, triangles, etc. “Treat nature as a cylinder, sphere, or cone”.
  27. 27. Paul Gauguin Distortion of space!! Distortion of colour!! The Vision after the Sermon, 1888
  28. 28. Paul Gauguin The beginnings of abstraction!! 500 years of tradition was thrown out the window!! The Yellow Christ, 1889
  29. 29. Paul Gauguin Abstract forms, colours and symbolism!! Self Portrait with Halo, 1889
  30. 30. GAUGUIN •Originally a stockbroker with 5 children but left his family to pursue art on his own in Paris, then leaves Europe for Tahiti to paint •His style: inspiration from stained glass, Japanese prints, and cloisonne enameling •PRIMITIVISM--art movement of late 19th century characterized by exaggerated body proportions, animal totems, geometric designs and stark contrasts •He considered his style synthetismSynthesized the subject with the artist’s Feeling, using line, shape, color, etc.
  31. 31. Vincent Van Gogh Self Portrait, 1889
  32. 32. Vincent Van Gogh Self Portraits
  33. 33. Vincent Van Gogh Distortion of colour, depth and form to convey emotional or psychological states!! Van Gogh’s Room at Arles, 1889
  34. 34. These swirls weren’t in the sky; they were in his mind. Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night, 1889
  35. 35. VAN GOGH • Trained to be an art dealer but then left to become a missionary (then a painter). Socialist--progress=alienation • Largely self-taught • Supported by his art dealer brother, Theo • KNOW ABOUT HIS STYLE—vibrant colors, swirling brushstrokes, thick globs of paint (IMPASTO) • Took Seurat’s Divisionism and blended it with Impressionism • EXPRESSIONIST– the artist’s feelings are core and reality is subjective
  36. 36. 20th Century Western Art has its roots in the Post Impressionists Cezanne… influenced “Cubism”
  37. 37. 20th Century Western Art has its roots in the Post Impressionists Van Gogh and Gauguin… influenced “Expressionism”
  38. 38. 20th Century Western Art has its roots in the Post Impressionists Van Gogh and Gauguin… influenced “Expressionism”
  39. 39. 20th Century Western Art has its roots in the Post Impressionists Van Gogh and Gauguin… influenced “Expressionism”
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×