semi abstraction

semi-abstract

[sem-ee-ab-strakt, -ab-strakt, sem-ahy-]
adjective
pertaining to or designating a style of painting or sculpture in which the subject remains recognizable although the forms are highly stylized in a manner derived from abstract art.

Origin:
1940–45

semi-abstraction [sem-ee-ab-strak-shuhn, sem-ahy-] , noun
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