synchromist

synchromism

[sing-kruh-miz-uhm]
noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
a movement of the early 20th century led by American artists and manifested in their experimentation with nonfigurative or entirely abstract paintings containing shapes and volumes of pure color. Compare Orphism ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1910–15; syn- + chrom- + -ism

synchromist, noun, adjective
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