adjective or noun see neo-impressionism

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  • neo-impressionist — I. “+ noun Usage: often capitalized N&I Etymology: French néo impressioniste, from né ne + impressioniste impressionist : a practitioner or advocate of neo impressionism II. adjective Usage: often capitalized N&I …   Useful english dictionary

  • neo-impressionism — neo impressionist, n., adj. /nee oh im presh euh niz euhm/, n. (sometimes cap.) Fine Arts. the theory and practice of a group of post impressionists of about the middle 1880s, characterized chiefly by a systematic juxtaposition of dots or points… …   Universalium

  • Neo-impressionism — A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte Artist Georges Seurat Year 1884–1886 Type Oil on …   Wikipedia

  • neo-impressionism — noun Usage: often capitalized N&I Etymology: French néo impressionisme, from né ne + impressionisme impressionism Date: 1892 a late 19th century French art theory and practice characterized by an attempt to make impressionism more precise in form …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • neo-Impressionism — noun a late 19th century movement in French painting which sought to improve on Impressionism through a systematic approach to form and colour, particularly using pointillist technique. Derivatives neo Impressionist adjective &noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pissarro, Camille — ▪ French artist Introduction in full  Jacob Abraham Camille Pissarro   born July 10, 1830, St. Thomas, Danish West Indies died November 13, 1903, Paris, France  painter and printmaker who was a key figure in the history of Impressionism. Pissarro …   Universalium

  • painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …   Universalium

  • Théo van Rysselberghe — Théo (Théophile) van Rysselberghe (November 23, 1862, December 14, 1926), was a Belgian neo impressionist painter, who played a pivotal role in the European art scene at the turn of the century.Infobox Painting| title=The Reading by Émile… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Angrand — Self Portrait, 1892 Conté crayon on laid paper, 62.2 x 46 cm Birth name Charles Théophile Angrand …   Wikipedia

  • Divisionism — Charles Blanc’s color wheel, which was influential in divisionist theory Divisionism (also called Chromoluminarism) was the characteristic style in Neo Impressionist painting defined by the separation of colors into individual dots or patches… …   Wikipedia

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