POST-IMPRESSIONISM (1885–1910) – ArtPinStar
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George Seurat, A Sunday on the Island of La Grande Jatte, 1884. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Post-Impressionism (1885–1910)

Post-Impressionist painters worked independently rather than as a group, but each influential Post-Impressionist painter had similar ideals. They concentrated on subjective visions and symbolic, personal meanings rather than observations of the outside world. This was often achieved through abstract forms.

Post-Impressionist painters include Georges Seurat, noted for his pointillism technique that used small, distinct dots to form an image. Vincent van Gogh is also considered a Post-Impressionist painter, searching for personal expression through his art, often through rugged brushstrokes and dark tones.