Post impressionism– An introduction | overview | Easy explanation
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Post impressionism– An introduction | overview | Easy explanation

Post impressionism

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Category: 1 (Patrons)

Category: 2 (Dealers)

Post impressionism- Introduction through upper written categories.

These two above written categories, “Patrons” and “Dealers” comprise an essential aspect of the life of this artist. Post-impressionism is an art style of elite class which played a vital role in Post-impressionism renaissance movement.

You would know these things in this article:- Overview, Reviews and adjustments & Overview.

There are other art movements such as “Fauvism,” “Minimalism,” and “Vanitas” which are similar to some extent.

Some artists of Post-impressionism come from other art styles such as Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse, and Georges Seurat.

This art movement (Post-impressionism) has many famous paintings/artworks such as “Irises,” “Cafe Terrace at Night,” and “The Painter of Sunflowers.”

If you see the beauty of these paintings, then “The Starry Night” comes at first place which is beautiful, “Wheatfield with Crows,” sometimes comes at the second place due to its demand.

If you (As a/an Post-impressionism student) really want to read comprehensively then read these sections– “Patrons (artistic approach)” and “Dealers (Other aspects).”

These categories comprise in-depth knowledge, especially- “Patrons”-A Category.

POST-IMPRESSIONISM was an art movement, and if you want to read about Post-impressionism comprehensively, then you should also cover its most famous artist– Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse, and Georges Seurat.

But if you have less time, then you may select- Post-impressionism Characteristic section.

Post impressionism- Characteristics

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Post impressionism- 4 Frequently asked questions

  1. What is Post-impressionism?

Post-impressionism is an art movement, and the Post-impressionism artist tries to express artistic thought through Post-impressionism paintings/artworks.

There are so many artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, and Paul Gauguin who defined this art style through their artworks such as “Irises,” “Cafe Terrace at Night” and “The Painter of Sunflowers.”

Thus Post-impressionism is a pastiche of many different art styles such as “Fauvism,” “Minimalism,” “Vanitas” etc.

  1. Why is Post-impressionism still popular today?

There are two things, the demand of Post-impressionism paintings/artworks and fame of Post-impressionism artists. Still, there are many artworks which are in huge demand such as “Irises,” “Cafe Terrace at Night” and “The Starry Night.”

Still, there are many European exhibitions which display– “Irises,” “The Starry Night,” “The Painter of Sunflowers.”

These Post-impressionism paintings show the popularity of this art style. Vincent van Gogh, Georges Seurat, and Paul Gauguin are other factors of its popularity.

  1. What do you think about Post-impressionism?

Post-impressionism is an artistic and intellectual art movement which has a complicated history; Post-impressionism was the way of expression for “Georges Seurat,” “Paul Gauguin,” and “Vincent van Gogh.”

In philosophy and the history of ideas, this art style is very diverse. See category- “Patrons” and “Dealers.”

You would get the depth of this art style, through Post-impressionism artworks, artists try to emphasize on the free flow of expression.

Artworks of Post-impressionism artists explore the relationship between celebrity culture (Patrons) and visual expression (Dealers).

  1. What are the features of Post-impressionism?

This art style is trendy; Post-impressionism emerged in 1886 as a/an Post-impressionism movement when there was artistic standoff among European countries.

Some artists such as “Henri de Toulouse,” “Vincent van Gogh” and “Georges Seurat.”

Actually, if you want to know the features of the Post-impressionism movement, then you should read about “Vincent van Gogh” and “Paul Cezanne.” And you may also know it by going through these categories- “Patrons” and “Dealers.”

These categories cover everything comprehensively.

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Post impressionism- Introduction of these artists.

1st VINCENT VAN GOGH– Vincent van Gogh is the artist of Post-impressionism art movement who played a vital role in the Post-impressionism art movement renaissance, the date of birth of this artist is 30 March 1853, and the place of birth is- Pob1.

This artist is known for/as Anton Mauve (Dutch post-impressionist painter). Due to regional effect, Paintings of this Post-impressionism artist show resemblance with these areas. The artistic qualification of this artist is- Anton Mauve (Dutch post-impressionist painter).

But still, it’s a beauty of this Post-impressionism art movement that you may compare these artworks with each other- “The Painter of Sunflowers,” “Cafe Terrace at Night,” “Irises,” “Wheatfield with Crows” and “The Starry Night.”

Notable works:- The Potato Eaters (1885) & Wheatfield with Crows (1890).

Qualification:- Anton Mauve (Dutch post-impressionist painter).

2nd PAUL CEZANNE– The date of birth of Paul Cezanne is 19 January 1839, this artist was born during the Post-impressionism period when the Post-impressionism art movement was on the peak wherein Paul Cezanne had played a vital role in this art movement.

The date of birth of this artist is 19 JANUARY 1839, and the place of birth is- POB2. The artistic qualification of this artist is- Swiss Academy, Aix-Marseille University (French artist and Post-Impressionist painter).

Notable works:- The Bathers (1898–1905) & Mont Sainte-Victoire seen from Bellevue (1885).

Qualification:- Swiss Academy, Aix-Marseille University (French artist and Post-Impressionist painter).

3rd PAUL GAUGUIN– This name also emerged during the Post-impressionism art movement. The artwork demand of Paul Gauguin is a little bit lesser than Vincent van Gogh.

But the artworks of this artist (Paul Gauguin) are also very beautiful. The artistic qualification of this artist is- Catholic boarding school Small Seminary of La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin (French post-Impressionist artist).

Notable works:- Women Bathing, 1885 & Breton Bather, 1886.

Qualification:- Catholic boarding school Small Seminary of La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin (French post-Impressionist artist).

4th HENRI DE TOULOUSE– The artistic qualification of this artist is- René Princeteau, Fernand Cormon (French painter, printmaker, draughtsman).  Henri de Toulouse is the artist of the Post-impressionism art movement who also played a vital role in the Post-impressionism art movement renaissance.

The date of birth of this artist is 24 November 1864, and the place of birth is pob4. This artist is known for/as René Princeteau, Fernand Cormon (French painter, printmaker, draughtsman).

Notable works:- Moulin Rouge (1952) & Midnight in Paris (2011).

Qualification:- René Princeteau, Fernand Cormon (French painter, printmaker, draughtsman).

5th GEORGES SEURAT– The date of birth of this artist is 2 December 1859, and the artistic qualification of this artist is- Brest Military Academy (French post-Impressionist artist). The artworks demand of Georges Seurat is a little bit lesser than Vincent van Gogh.

But then also, paintings of this Post-impressionism artist remain in high demand.

Notable works:- The Circus, 1891 & The Suburbs, 1882.

Qualification:- Brest Military Academy (French post-Impressionist artist).

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Fauvism: Fauvism is the style of the pre-modern era in which artists use intense color and emphasize on strong color, the outer layer of paintings remain blurred. Read more

Minimalism: Minimalism is an art movement which came into existence during post world war. It is often interpreted as a reaction against modernism and abstract expressionism. Read more

Vanitas: It is a symbolic work of art showing the transience of life and the certainty of death. The literal meaning of this term is- futility, worthlessness, and emptiness. That’s why most artists don’t like this art style. Read more

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