Post-Impressionism

Post-Impressionism

by Jane Bingham
     
 

What is Post-Impressionism? Why did the Post-Impressionists avoid realistic colors? Did Post-Impressionism have an impact on later art styles? 'Post-Impressionism' answers all these questions. It also discusses how Post-Impressionism developed, examines the distinctive styles of individual Post-Impressionist artists, and looks at how the Post-Impressionists

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Overview

What is Post-Impressionism? Why did the Post-Impressionists avoid realistic colors? Did Post-Impressionism have an impact on later art styles? 'Post-Impressionism' answers all these questions. It also discusses how Post-Impressionism developed, examines the distinctive styles of individual Post-Impressionist artists, and looks at how the Post-Impressionists used colour, shape, and composition to create paintings with a powerful visual and emotional impact. 'Art on the Wall' is an exciting and informative series that explores a range of art movements and styles. Each title in the series looks at the history behind the movement and discusses the techniques used by its artists. The text is supported with stunning paintings and other artworks that illustrate each art style. The titles also include biographies of well-known artists and try-it-yourself activities that encourage readers to create their works of art using the techniques of the movement.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432913694
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Series:
Art on the Wall Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
1080L (what's this?)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Jane Bingham is an experienced writer for young adults. She has written over 100 nonfiction books on a variety of topics. Jane has a first class degree in English Literature and an M. Phil in History of Art and is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Oxford Brookes University. She has two sons and three stepsons and lives in Oxford, England.

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