1. pointillism – a school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer’s eye; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers late in 19th century France

school – a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; “the Venetian school of painting”
art movementartistic movement – a group of artists who agree on general principles
2. pointillism – a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th century France

genre – a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
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