neoimpressionism


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neoimpressionism:

see postimpressionismpostimpressionism,
term coined by Roger Fry to refer to the work of a number of French painters active at the end of the 19th cent. who, although they developed their varied styles quite independently, were united in their rejection of impressionism.
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For the first 20 years of his career, he received little recognition and neoimpressionism received negative criticism, even by those who initially supported it.
Founded, about 1886, upon the recently formulated optical and color theories of such scientists as Edouard Root and Michel Eugene Chevreul, neoimpressionism sought to create a scientific method for the empirical division of tone used by the impressionists (see impressionism ).