Tuesday, March 2, 2010

What Your Kids Are Learning: Georges-Pierre Seurat

Sunday Afternoon on the Island La Grande Jatte, Georges-Pierre Seurat

Pointillism is a painting technique using only dots of color to form an object. It stems from Impressionism and was invented by Seurat in 1886. Art critics coined the term Pointillism to make fun of artists who used this silly dot technique. Today no one makes fun of it because it's awesome!

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