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[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.
Compare pointillism.
Origin of neo-impressionism
1890-95; neo- + impressionism
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neo-impressionist, noun, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • neo-impressionism was no simple technique but an attempt to systematize all aspects of painting.

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