cubistic cubistic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or characteristic of cubism

Usage(s):

  1. It opens in a weird, cubistic New York nightclub, where Ursula is bumping, grinding and stripping down to her glittering silver and green bikini.
  2. An ocean liner rounded Sandy Hook and glided up the river that leads toward the cubistic jumble of Manhattan's skyline.
  3. Graham Sutherland began his career as an engineer, and underneath his soft brushwork there still are ruled lines that lend a cubistic solidity to his work.

News

  • Chuck Berg: Pianist Bill Mays reshapes standards with Picasso-esque audacity

    Just as Picasso reshaped the assumptions of painting with cubistic guitars a hundred years ago, pianist Bill Mays is among the vanguard of jazz pianists who are reshaping the contours of standards penned by Ellington, Van Heusen, Waller and Monk.
    on November 11, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal

Quotes

  • "We would get 20 different angles and then cut them all together," Sabol said. "That's what I called it at the time -- the 'cubistic' treatment of shooting football. It was the same thing Picasso did except we did it with a football play....
    on Jan 31, 2010 By: Steve Sabol Source: Los Angeles Times

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