abstractionism

abstractionism

[ab-strak-shuh-niz-uhm]
noun Fine Arts.
the practice and theory of abstract art.

Origin:
1905–10, for an earlier sense; abstraction + -ism

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abstractionism (æbˈstrækʃəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
the theory and practice of the abstract, esp of abstract art
 
ab'stractionist
 
n

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