Meaning of neo-impressionism


Pronunciation: (nē"ō-im-presh'u-niz"um), [key]
— n. Fine Arts.
  1. 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. Cf.
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