Seurat's Dots: A Shot Heard ’Round the Art World—Fired by an Artist, Inspired by a Scientist

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Abstract

The iconic phrase “a shot heard ’round the world” signifies an exceptional event. Seurat's masterpiece La Grande Jatte, painted with many thousand dots of color, came as a shot to the art world—a shot fired by the imagination of the artist and inspired by the color theories of a scientist.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-50
Number of pages5
JournalCell
Volume179
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 19 2019

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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