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a school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye

a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes

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The picture put together by the Court of Justice, as pointillist as it may be, nevertheless gives a fairly clear view of member states' margin of manoeuvre on online gambling.
Artists represented by the gallery include Joseph Zelter, one of the last pointillists of repute in the world; Zheng, considered one of the world's top painters from China, who lives with the Tibetan herders and then paints scenes of his visits; Adrian Prisecaru, who recently won top honors among SOLO exhibitors (independent artists) at Artexpo New York; French artist Dabere, who is in numerous private collections and exhibits in Holland, Belgium, Britain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Canada; French artist Christian Ned, whose work has been on display as part of a show at the United Nations; and Francois Faucher, whose paintings have been collected by rock stars such as Elton John and Billy Joel.
Inspired by the Pointillists, the new Artoleum collection of floor coverings uses the same principle of juxtaposing pure unmixed colours together in stripes and dots.
He painted intently, disregarding all the topical trends (the Nabis, Pointillists, Fauvists, Cubists), and declared to his astonished contemporaries, "The subject is not important to me; what I want to reproduce is what exists between the subject and me.