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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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The document warned against Iran's interference in the Arab region to prevent Iran's stirring sectarian divisionism.
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Divisionism, initiated by George Seurat, which engaged the retina to optically mix the colors, yielded a more intense and brilliant radiance of light.
The same faith is shared by political opponents and critical voices in general, who have continuously been delegitimised as spreading divisionism or genocide ideology, that forced them out of the country, brought them into prison or made them "social outcast[s]" (Beswick 2010: 240).
In the early stages, the painters became enthused with Divisionism and later with Cubism (with Gino Severini being its major proponent), but they came to regard the latter as too static.
This mediocre dot method has nothing to do with the aesthetic of the painters we are defending here, nor with the technique of divisionism they use.