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Flashcards in Symbolism Deck (3):
1

How did the Symbolists reject realism and reality?

They saw realism as trivial, and engaged in free imagination and fantasy worlds because they were better

2

What subject matter is commonly found in symbolist art?

Exotic and mysterious subjects

3

Edvard Munch, The Scream

arbitrary color (colors given meanings, leads to sense of drama)