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Noun: Post-impressionist
  1. An artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against Impressionism
    - Postimpressionist
Noun: post-Impressionism
  1. The theory or practice of any of several groups of painters, whose work and theories have in common a tendency to reaction against the naturalistic character of impressionism and neo-impressionism. In a strict sense the term post-impressionism is used to denote the effort at self-expression, rather than representation, shown in the work of Cezanne, Matisse, etc.; but it is more broadly used to include cubism, the theory or practice of a movement in both painting and sculpture which lays stress upon volume as the important attribute of objects and attempts its expression by the use of geometrical figures or solids only

Type of: painter

Encyclopedia: Post-impressionist