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France, 1880's

Pointillism is a form of painting in which the use of tiny primary-color dots is used to generate secondary colors. It is an offshoot of Impressionism, and is usually classified as a form of Post-Impressionism. It is very similar to Divisionism, but but where Divisionism is concerned with color theory, Pointillism is more focused on the specific style of brushwork used to apply the paint. The term "Pointillism" was first used with respect to the work of Georges Seurat, and he is the artist most closely associated with the movement. Among the relatively few artists following this style were Paul Signac and Henri-Edmond Cross. Pointillism is considered to have been an influence on the development of Fauvism.

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4 Galleries
       Cross, Henri-Edmond [French, 1856-1910] (3 Images)
       Miscellaneous Pointilist Art (No Images or Galleries Found)
       Seurat, Georges [French, 1859-1891] (15 Images)
       Signac, Paul [French, 1863-1935] (11 Images)
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