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divisionism

Line breaks: div|ision|ism
Pronunciation: /dɪˈvɪʒəˌnɪz(ə)m
 
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Definition of divisionism in English:

noun

Another term for pointillism.
Example sentences
  • The actual art-historical purpose of this show is to help Signac escape from the shadow of Georges Seurat, the master theorist of pointillism, or divisionism.
  • The artistic movement known as divisionism was an Italian response to the impressionists and post-impressionists.
  • Seurat's theory of optical mixtures, which he called divisionism, influenced Signac, and the style eventually became known as pointillism.

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