neo-impressionism


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ne·o·im·pres·sion·ism

or ne·o-im·pres·sion·ism  (nē′ō-ĭm-prĕsh′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
A movement in late 19th-century painting led by Georges Seurat that was stricter and more formal than impressionism in composition and employed pointillism as a technique.

ne′o·im·pres′sion·ist adj. & n.

ne•o-im•pres•sion•ism

or Ne•o-Im•pres•sion•ism

(ˌni oʊ ɪmˈprɛʃ əˌnɪz əm)

n.
a late 19th-century French artistic theory and practice, characterized chiefly by the use of pointillist techniques.
[1890–95]
ne`o-im•pres′sion•ist, n., adj.

Neo-Impressionism

Pointillism.
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