Post-Impressionism: Between Impressionism & Modernism


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How did Post-Impressionism arise?

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1. What is pointillism?

2. What is Synthetism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the history, techniques, themes, and major artists of the Post-Impressionist movement. Some things you'll be assessed on include the definition of Post-Impressionism, the definition of Pointillism, and the definition of Synthetism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Definition of Post-Impressionism, Pointillism, and Synthetism
  • Interest of the Post-Impressionist group Les Nabis
  • Paul Cezanne, Georges Seurat, Vincent van Gogh, and Paul Gauguin

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Post-Impressionist movement
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about specific qualities of Post-Impressionist art, themes, and major artists associated with it
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on Pointillism and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Post-Impressionism: Between Impressionism & Modernism. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Origin of Post-Impressionism
  • Trends in Post-Impressionism
  • Major artists in the movement