abstractionist

Definitions of abstractionist
  1. adjective
    not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature
    synonyms: abstract, nonfigurative, nonobjective
    nonrepresentational
    of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature
  2. noun
    a painter of abstract pictures
    synonyms: abstract artist
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    examples:
    Josef Albers
    United States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976)
    Piet Mondrian
    Dutch painter whose work (intersecting lines at right angles and planes in primary colors) influenced the development of abstract art (1872-1944)
    types:
    suprematist
    an artist of the school of suprematism
    type of:
    painter
    an artist who paints
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