Luminism is a late-impressionist or neo-impressionist style in painting which devotes great attention to light effects.
The term has been used for the style of the Belgian (mainly Flemish) painters such as Emile Claus and Théo van Rysselberghe and their followers (Adriaan Jozef Heymans, Anna Boch, Évariste Carpentier, Guillaume Van Strydonck, Leon de Smet, Jenny Montigny, Anna De Weert, George Morren (1868–1941), Modest Huys, Georges Buysse , Marcel Jefferys , Yvonne Serruys and Juliette Wytsman, as well as for the early pointillist work of the Dutch painters Jan Toorop, Leo Gestel, Jan Sluijters, and Piet Mondriaan.
After Emile Claus died in 1930, his pupil, Anna de Weert continued to paint in the luminist style at her studio near Ghent. 
In the Spanish painting the luminism term or Valencian luminism used for the work of a group of prominent Spanish painters led by Joaquín Sorolla, Ignacio Pinazo Camarlench, Teodoro Andreu, Francisco Benítez Mellado and Vicente Castell.
Both styles have little in common. Emile Claus's work is still close to that of the great French impressionists, especially Claude Monet, whereas Dutch luminism, characterized by the use of large color patches, is closer to fauvism.
Anna Rosalie Boch was a Belgian painter, born in Saint-Vaast, Hainaut. Anna Boch died in Ixelles in 1936 and is interred there in the Ixelles Cemetery, Brussels, Belgium.
Emile Claus was a Belgian painter.
Ignacio Pinazo Camarlench was a Spanish painter from Valencia. He was one of the most prominent Impressionist painters from late nineteenth century Spain.
The Lladró Museum is the family home of the Lladró brothers in Almàssera, a town close to Valencia, Spain, it has two permanent exhibits, the Historic Porcelain Museum and the Painting Collection. The family home is a typical Valencian house with exhibits of earlier artistic works, a patio with a Moorish kiln where its first porcelains were fired and installations where children can learn activities.
The Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent, Belgium, is situated at the East side of the Citadelpark.
Julio Peris Brell was a Valencian painter. Peris Brell's paintings are distinguished by the power of his technique for analysing and translating different light aspects, specially in landscapes genres, portrait and still life.
Rodolphe Paul Marie Wytsman was a Belgian Impressionist painter. He trained at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, and was one of the founding members of Les XX, a group of avant-garde Belgian artists.
The National Exhibition of Fine Arts was a regular event that took place in Spain from 1856 to 1968; usually in Madrid. These exhibitions were in the form of a competition, established by a Royal Decree from Queen Isabella II in 1853. It was the largest official exhibition of Spanish art.
Évariste Carpentier was a Belgian painter of genre scenes and animated landscapes. Over the years, his painting evolved from academic art to impressionism. Alongside Emile Claus, he is one of the earliest representatives of luminism in Belgium.
Despite its size, Belgium has a long and distinguished artistic tradition that goes back to the Middle Ages, considerably pre-dating the foundation of the current state in 1830. Art from the areas making up modern Belgium is called in English Netherlandish up to the separation with the Netherlands from 1570 on, and Flemish until the 18th century.
The Godecharle prize or the Godecharle contest is a contest for art students, the winners of which are granted a scholarship allocated by the Godecharle Foundation. The conditions for participation are that contestants are less than 35 years old, of Belgian nationality, or members of a country of the European Community who have lived in Belgium for at least five years.
Guillaume Van Strydonck was a Belgian painter. He was initially a realist, but later turned to impressionism.
Jeanne (Jenny) Montigny was a Belgian painter.
Modest Huys was a Flemish impressionist and luminist painter, who is regarded as one of the greatest Belgian painters of the 20th century.
Joaquín Agrasot y Juan was a Spanish painter of the Realistic style who produced many works in the Costumbrismo genre.
Alberto Pla y Rubio (1867–1937) was a Spanish painter interested in social issues. He was a professor of the Academy of Fine Arts in Valencia, the Academy of Fine Arts in Cadiz and the La Lonja school in Barcelona.
George Morren or Georges Morren was a Belgian painter, sculptor, Impressionist and engraver.
Anna De Weert, née Cogen; Anna Virginie Caroline De Weert was a Belgian painter. She would paint in the Luminist style.