The varied and critical period between 1886

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Unformatted text preview: The varied and critical period between 1886–the year of the last Impressionist exhibit in Paris at the Independents Salon–and 1905, which marked the beginning of Expressionism with the Fauves, is the period generally lumped together under the moniker of "post-Impressionism." Post-Impressionist artists often had very different aims, styles, and concerns, but artists as different as Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cezanne, the sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Pointillist Georges Seurat, Symbolists Odilon Redon and Edvard Munch, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Gustav Klimt shared an overwhelming interest in the search for new forms. In most cases, trained as Impressionists, these artists were all resolved to transcend what they saw as the passive optical, perceptual recording of the Impressionist painters with active, emotional and intellectual expression of conceptual (as opposed to purely visual or perceptual)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2011 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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