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post impressionism

  1. 1. Characteristics  Vivid colors, thick application of paint, visible brush strokes and real-life subject matter  Emphasized geometric forms, to distort form for expressive effect  Use of unnatural or arbitrary color  Unusual visual angles  Coined by the British artist/art critic, Roger Fry, in 1910 to describe the development of French art since Manet
  2. 2. Pierre Bonnard Model in Backlight
  3. 3. Pointillism  Small distinct dots of color create the impression of a wide selection of other colors and blending  Cyan (blue), Magenta (red), Yellow and Key (black) Georges Seurat, La Parade de Cirque
  4. 4. Popular Artists Georges Seurat Vincent van Gogh Paul Cezanne Henri Edmond Cross
  5. 5. Georges Seurat  Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, his masterpiece, took two years to paint  Took a scientific approach to painting  Color theory “Art is Harmony. Harmony is the analogy of the contrary and of similar elements of tone, of color and of line, considered according to their dominance and under the influence of light, in gay, calm or sad combinations.” Bathers at Asnières
  6. 6. Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte
  7. 7. Paul Cezanne  Said to form the bridge between late 19th century Impressionism and the early 20th century's new line of artistic enquiry, Cubism.  Convey intense study of his subjects, a searching gaze and a dogged struggle to deal with the complexity of human visual perception. Geometric simplification and optical phenomena inspired Picasso, Braque and Gris
  8. 8. Bend in Forrest Road
  9. 9. Henri Edmond Cross  Early works, portraits and still lifes, were in the dark colors of realism, but after meeting with Claude Monet in 1883, he painted in the brighter colors of Impressionism. Avid pointillist His final years were plagued by rheumatism
  10. 10. Antibes
  11. 11. Vincent van Gogh  Art not appreciated till after death  Numerous self portraits, landscapes, portraits and sunflowers  Anxious and unsettled for most of his life, suicide.  Did not begin his career as an artist until he was about 27. During his last ten years he produced more than 2,000 pieces, including around 900 paintings as well as 1,100 drawings and sketches.
  12. 12. Café At Night
  13. 13. SOURCES  http://en.wikipedia.org  http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/cezanne/  http://www.artinthepicture.com/artists/Henri- Edmond_Cross/  http://www.vangoghgallery.com/  http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/seurat/

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