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Definición de “pointillism” en inglés

pointillism

noun [U] uk   /ˈpɔɪn.tɪ.lɪ.zəm/ /ˈpwæn-/ us    /ˈpwæn.tə.lɪ-/ specialized
a style of painting developed in France at the end of the 19th century in which a painting is created out of small spots of pure colour which seem to mix when seen from far away
pointillist
adjective, noun [C] uk   /-lɪst/ specialized us  
Seurat's "Une Baignade" is a well-known pointillist painting. Seurat and Signac were two of the most famous Pointillists.
(Definition of pointillism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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