Postimpressionism

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Postimpressionism
The late-19th-century artists known as the Postimpressionists did not share a set style or subject. They were a diverse lot, which included Cézanne, Seurat, Redon, Gauguin, and Van Gogh. Many of them had experimented with the techniques of Impressionism. But where the Impressionists saw fleeting light, the Postimpressionists looked for underlying structure or color harmonies. They gave birth to movements such as Pointillism, Fauvism, and Symbolism. Their experiments were the first step towards artworks that gave more importance to emotion than to objective reality. This is why they are considered the forerunners of modern art.
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