This lessons covers the difference between impressionism and expressionism. Post-impressionism is represented through artworks by Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cèzanne, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Expressionism is represented through artworks by Edvard Munch, Henri Matisse, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, and Vassily Kandinsky.
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This Art Appreciation OER was adapted from existing resources by Marie Porterfield Barry for the Fall 2019 semester as part of East Tennessee State University’s Open Educational Resources (OERs) Awards Program.
Barry, Marie Porterfield. 2020. "Lesson 17 Part 2: Reactions to the Modern World-Post-Impressionism and Expressionism." Art Appreciation Open Educational Resource. Johnson City: East Tennessee State University.
Lesson 17 Part 2 Presentation in PowerPoint
17-Part 2-Reactions-to-the-Modern-World-Post-Impressionism-and-Expressionism-Reading-List.docx (14 kB)
Lesson 17 Part 2 Reading List in Word
17-Part-2-Reactions-to-the-Modern-World-Post-Impressionism-and-Expressionism-Sketchbook-Assignment.docx (11 kB)
Lesson 17 Part 2 Sketchbook Assignment in Word