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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 153 ART THROUGH THE AGES

Post-Impressionism

THE SEARCH FOR MEANING

 

With zeal for the expressive power of painting to represent an individual’s emotions, the Post-Impressionists covered new ground. This “movement” is more of a loose group of artists who were united only by the fact that they wanted to push beyond Impressionism’s boundaries. Individually, they were very diverse in style and content.

WHEN & WHERE

c. 1880–1900France

Many of these artists started their careers with the same aspirations as the Impressionists: to capture fleeting moments of light and temporal beauty; however, they sought to lace symbolism and deeper ...

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