a theory and technique developed by the neo-impressionists, based on the principle that juxtaposed dots of pure color, as blue and yellow, are optically mixed into the resulting hue, as green, by the viewer.
If you agree that jelly-bean pointillism is a great idea, you'll also be sure to appreciate these replicas of famous masterpieces.
In his short but productive life, this renowned painter founded a new art movement, neoimpressionism or pointillism.
Digital, which is really acoustic pointillism, gives us the illusion of perfection.
Luminism and pointillism will have done pretty well.
British Dictionary definitions for pointillism
/ˈpwæntɪˌlɪzəm; -tiːˌɪzəm; ˈpɔɪn-/
the technique of painting elaborated from impressionism, in which dots of unmixed colour are juxtaposed on a white ground so that from a distance they fuse in the viewer's eye into appropriate intermediate tones Also called divisionism
pointillist, noun, adjective
C19: from French, from pointiller to mark with tiny dots, from pointille little point, from Italian puntiglio, from puntopoint