Post-Impressionists: Van Gogh, Gauguin and Toulouse-Lautrec

The Post-Impressionists started out as Impressionists but became dissatisfied with their focus on concrete, tangible subjects. Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin and Toulouse-Lautrec continued to depict contemporary themes, and to use pure color. But they felt they needed to explore new horizons, to create a more serious art, to deal with the essentials of life. They each developed in individual directions—Post-Impressionism is more a time period than a school of painting. These three artists had a profound influence on the following generation of artists.

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Priscilla Camilli

Priscilla has a B.A. in history and an M.A. in art history from UWM. She is most interested in modern European art. She has visited many art museums in the U.S. and in Europe. She reads, does crossword puzzles and ... read more

Date: Apr 2-9, 2024

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 2:15-3:30pm CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Priscilla Camilli

Fee: $15

Program Number: SPRI:132

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