abstractionist

Definitions of abstractionist
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adj 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

n a painter of abstract pictures

Synonyms:
abstract artist
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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