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  • n  a school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers late in 19th century France
  • n  a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th century France

  • Properly dazzled, a good number of the Twenty became converts to Seurat's pointillism.
  • In the mid-1880s, Pissarro's work took a sharp turn toward pointillism, or "neo-impressionism," the dissection of light into swarms of tiny colored dots, which had been developed .
  • Steamboat and Sailboats, Toward Evening and the abstract Polyphony are exercises in Klee's dreamlike version of pointillism, with light and shadow played out in multicolored dots.
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  • Kids’ Day Camp: Pictures in Glass
    Use “frit balls” to create glass pictures in the style of famous Pointillism Artists or the Australian Aborigines in this three-day camp. I have an account.
    Aug. 5, 2013 - Hood River News

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