Neo-Impressionism. A painting movement that developed in the 1880s from Impressionism. It was characterized by the use of pointillism (also called divisionism), which is the juxtaposition of touches or dots of pure color. The French painter George Seurat is regarded as the leader of this movement.

"Port-en-Bessin: The Outer Harbor (Low Tide)" (1888) George Seurat

Related Terms: Impressionism, Pointillism, Painting Art Styles and Schools.

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