Post-impressionism
Since the end of XIX - early XX centuries. a variety of new trends in French painting united under the name of post-impressionism, which deliberately opposed some of the principles…

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Post-impressionism

Since the end of XIX – early XX centuries. a variety of new trends in French painting united under the name of post-impressionism, which deliberately opposed some of the principles of impressionism.

Post-impressionism increased interest in the philosophical and symbolic principles of art. The artists of this trend did not adhere only to visual impressions, but sought to convey the materiality of the world freely and in a general way, they resorted to decorative stylization (P. Cezanne, Van Gogh, P. Gauguin). The creative work of A. Toulouse-Lautrec, which depicted the life of actors, circus performers, singers, dancers, cafés and barmen’s regulars, belongs to post-impressionism. Paintings J. Seurat, P. Signac, some canvases by K. Pissarro, written in separate strokes – pointillism is also referred to as post-impressionism. Continue reading

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