Definition of divisionism in English:


Line breaks: div|ision|ism
Pronunciation: /dɪˈvɪʒəˌnɪz(ə)m


  • another term for pointillism.
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    • 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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