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di·vi·sion·ism

 (də-vĭzh′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
A branch of neoimpressionism in which colors are divided into their components and mechanically arranged so that the eye organizes the shape.

di·vi′sion·ist n.

divisionism

(dɪˈvɪʒəˌnɪzəm)
n
(Art Movements) the pointillism of Seurat and his followers
diˈvisionist n, adj

divisionism

the use of small juxtaposed dots of color on a canvas. Cf. Pointillism. — divisionist, n., adj.
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