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What is post-impressionism?

Post-impressionism is a term coined by Roger Fry in 1910 to describe an art movement developed in 1890's to oppose ideologies of Impressionism. It is characterized by focusing on evoking certain emotions in the audience using symbolic motifs, vivid colors and painter-style brushstrokes, rather than focusing on realism.

Notable artists of the movement include Paul Cezanne, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Pierre Bonnard and Georges Seurat.

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