Classical Myth in Post-Impressionist & Symbolist Art


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1. What characterizes Symbolist art?

2. How did the Symbolists use traditional subjects to challenge traditional ideas about art?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Impressionists rejected the imagery of classical myth, but post-impressionists and Symbolists found a place for myth in their art. Answer the practice questions before, during, or after the lesson to solidify your understanding of the role classical myth imagery played in post-impressionist and Symbolic art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on vocabulary and concepts such as:

  • Post-Impressionism
  • Symbolist art
  • Symbolist's use of traditional subjects
  • Symbolist's rejection of impressionist ideas

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on how Symbolists' rejection of impressionist ideas shows in their art
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about Post-Impressionism and Symbolism
  • Knowledge application -use your knowledge to answer questions about how Symbolists challenge traditional views on art

Additional Learning

To learn more about these art movements, review the accompanying lesson called Classical Myth in Post-Impressionist & Symbolist art. The objectives addressed include:

  • Define Post-Impressionism and Symbolism
  • Differentiate between impressionist and post-impressionist approaches to art
  • Understand why classical mythical imagery was rejected by impressionists
  • Analyze how post-impressionists in general and Symbolists in particular used classical mythical imagery