neo-impressionism

[ nee-oh-im-presh-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˌni oʊ ɪmˈprɛʃ əˌnɪz əm /

noun (sometimes initial capital letter) Fine Arts.

the theory and practice of a group of post-impressionists of about the middle 1880s, characterized chiefly by a systematic juxtaposition of dots or points of pure color according to a concept of the optical mixture of hues.

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Origin of neo-impressionism

First recorded in 1890–95; neo- + impressionism

OTHER WORDS FROM neo-impressionism

ne·o-im·pres·sion·ist, noun, adjective
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