post|im|pres|sion|ism


post|im|pres|sion|ism
post|im|pres|sion|ism «POHST ihm PREHSH uh nihz uhm», noun.
a style of painting developed by a group of French artists at the end of the 1800's, which departed from impressionism by its freer use of color, form, design, and expression. Cubism is a later development of postimpressionism.

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  • post|im|pres|sion|is|tic — «POHST ihm PREHSH uh NIHS tihk», adjective. of or having to do with postimpressionism …   Useful english dictionary

  • post|im|pres|sion|ist — «POHST ihm PREHSH uh nihst», noun, adjective. –n. one who practices postimpressionism. –adj. = postimpressionistic. (Cf. ↑postimpressionistic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • com|pres|sion|ism — «kuhm PREHSH uh nihz uhm», noun. a literary style marked by extreme economy in the creation of characters and incidents: »One is compressionism,…a matter of desperate, boxed in themes (London Times). –com|pres´sion|ist, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • ne|o|ex|pres|sion|ism — «NEE oh ehk SPREHSH uh nihz uhm», noun. a style of painting characterized by bold forms, strong color, and a crude and heavy technique. It is a reaction to minimalism and began to appear in the late 1970 s. –ne´o|ex|pres´sion|ist, noun, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|pres|sion|ism — «ehk SPREHSH uh nihz uhm», noun. the tendencies, doctrines, methods, and style of painters, writers, sculptors, and other artists who believe that art should represent the artist s own reactions and be free of tradition, often distorting nature… …   Useful english dictionary

  • im|pres|sion|ism — «ihm PREHSH uh nihz uhm», noun. 1. a style of painting that gives the impression made by the subject on the artist without much attention to details. Impressionism was developed by French painters of the late 1800 s. 2. a style of literature… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ne|o|im|pres|sion|ism — «NEE oh ihm PREHSH uh nihz uhm», noun. a theory and technique of painting, developed by Georges Seurat (1859 1891), consisting essentially in the adaptation of scientific methodology to impressionist principles through pointillism (the use of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Im·pres·sion·ism — ↑impressionism …   Useful english dictionary

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  • com|pres´sion|ist — com|pres|sion|ism «kuhm PREHSH uh nihz uhm», noun. a literary style marked by extreme economy in the creation of characters and incidents: »One is compressionism,…a matter of desperate, boxed in themes (London Times). –com|pres´sion|ist,… …   Useful english dictionary