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Famous Pointillism Artists

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List of famous Pointillism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Pointillism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. You might also be interested in famous art deco artists and famous art nouveau artists. These notable Pointillism period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below.

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    Henry Villierme

    Henry Villierme
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    Henry Pierre Villierme (August 21, 1928 – March 13, 2013) was an American painter associated with abstract expressionism and the Bay Area Figurative Movement. Villierme was considered one of the "Second Generation" members of the Bay Area Figurative Movement. Villierme first rose to prominence with a series of successful exhibitions in the late 1950s. From the 1960s to the 1980s Villierme continued to paint and sculpt in his studio, and in the late 1980s returned to public exhibitions....  more
    • Associated periods or movements: Bay Area Figurative Movement, Abstract expressionism, Cubism, Pointillism
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Georges-Pierre Seurat
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    Georges-Pierre Seurat (UK: SUR-uh, US: sə-RAH, French: [ʒɔʁʒ pjɛʁ sœʁa]; 2 December 1859 – 29 March 1891) was a French post-Impressionist artist. He is best known for devising the painting techniques known as chromoluminarism and pointillism. While less famous than his paintings, his conté crayon drawings have also garnered a great deal of critical appreciation. Seurat's artistic personality was compounded of qualities which are usually supposed to be opposed and incompatible: on the one hand, his extreme and delicate sensibility; on the other, a passion for logical abstraction and an almost mathematical precision of mind. His large-scale work, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La...  more
    • Artworks: A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Can-Can, The Lighthouse at Honfleur, Gray weather, Grande Jatte
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Divisionism, Modern art, Post-Impressionism, Neo-impressionism, Pointillism
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Paul Signac
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    Paul Victor Jules Signac (French: [pɔl siɲak]; 11 November 1863 – 15 August 1935) was a French Neo-Impressionist painter who, working with Georges Seurat, helped develop the Pointillist style....  more
    • Artworks: Van Gogh's House, The Papal Palace, Avignon, Setting Sun. Sardine Fishing. Adagio. Opus 221 from the series The Sea, The Boats
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Divisionism, Modern art, Post-Impressionism, Neo-impressionism, Pointillism
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Charles Angrand
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    Charles Angrand (19 April 1854 – 1 April 1926) was a French artist who gained renown for his Neo-Impressionist paintings and drawings. He was an important member of the Parisian avant-garde art scene in the late 1880s and early 1890s....  more
    • Artworks: Le Pont De Pierre, The Harvest, The Little Farm, Farmyard, Path in the Country
    • Birthplace: Criquetot-sur-Ouville, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Impressionism, Neo-impressionism, Pointillism
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting, Drawing