neoexpressionism

neo-expressionism

[nee-oh-ik-spresh-uh-niz-uhm]
noun
an art movement, chiefly in painting, that developed in Germany, Italy, and the U.S. in the late 1970s, emphasized large heavy forms and thick impasto, and typically dealt with historical narrative in terms of symbolism, allegory, and myth.
Also, Neo-Expressionism.
Also called new expressionism.


Origin:
1960–65

neo-expressionist, noun, adjective
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neoexpressionism

noun
an art movement based on expressionism; developed in 1980s in Europe and United States; crudely drawn garish paintings 
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