FAQ About Post-Impressionism
Post-Impressionist artists approached portraiture in a variety of ways. Some, like Vincent van Gogh, focused on capturing the emotional intensity of their subjects through bold brushwork and vivid colors. Others, like Paul Cézanne, sought to capture the underlying structure and form of their subjects, often breaking them down into basic geometric shapes. Still others, like Paul Gauguin, were interested in exploring the personality and cultural identity of their subjects through the use of symbolic or exotic elements in their portraits.