Another term for pointillism.
- 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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