Ch 19: Post-Impressionism in Art

About This Chapter

This chapter gives you an overview of the period of art in the late 19th/early 20th century that is known as Post-Impressionist. The history, style, and characteristics of this type of art are discussed.

Post-Impressionism in Art - Chapter Summary

In this chapter you'll take a look at how the Impressionists' concern for the naturalistic depiction of light and color helped lead to the Post-Impressionist movement. You'll compare and contrast the two movements so you'll soon be able to discuss the types of works that fit into each area. By the end of this chapter you should be able to:

  • Explain the autobiographical elements of Post-Impressionist art
  • Describe the role of reclining nudes
  • Discuss the Symbolist Movement in art and literature
  • Compare and contrast classical myth in Post-Impressionist and Symbolist art

Use the engaging video lessons to enhance your learning of these historical topics. Each video has convenient tags beneath on a timeline to help you find any area or topic that you need to review further. You can also use the lesson and chapter self-assessments to monitor your learning.

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