expressionist expressionist  /ɪks ˈprɛ ʃə nəst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an artist who is an adherent of expressionism
  2. (adj) of or relating to expressionism

Usage(s):

  1. Here's a place where you can indulge your inner abstract expressionist: move your mouse to splatter virtual paint and click to change the color.
  2. The advance guard is advancing in a number of different directions at once, and swiftly outrunning the abstract-expressionist formula.
  3. And I was very influenced in art by the expressionist work of George Grosz.

News

  1. Photos: Rare Painting Sold for $21M

    A rare Expressionist painting by Wassily Kandinsky, "Studie zu Improvisation 3, 1909", was auctioned for $21,157,438 or £13,501,875, on June 18 in London by Christie's. It was the most expensive item sold of 44 lots in the "Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale". It belongs to Kandinsky's "revolutionary series of paintings, started earlier that year, known as 'Improvisations', which mark his ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Kandinsky work auctioned for $21 million but misses the mark

    By Paul Casciato LONDON (Reuters) - Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky's expressionist masterpiece "Studie zu Improvisation 3, 1909" was the highlight and leading indicator for a flat Christie's London Impressionist and modern art sale on Tuesday. The painting fell short of its top estimate and a record for the artist at auction when it sold for just more than $21 million, the world's largest ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. New Genedata Expressionist for Mass Spectrometry Showcases at 2013 ASMS

    New features in Genedata Expressionist® for Mass Spectrometry 8.0 further reduce data analysis time and increase productivity of biopharmaceutical RD   Minneapolis, MN -- Genedata, a leading provider of advanced software solutions for drug discovery and life science research, today announced that the new Genedata Expressionist for Mass Spectrometry will be showcased at the 61st ASMS Conference ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "Lucia is a difficult role," Dessay says. "It's much more serious than Marie. It has to be deeper in feelings and in the acting. I'm very physical, so for me (conveying intense emotions is) very difficult. I'm an expressionist singer, and...
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: Natalie Dessay Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "Bill de Kooning (renowned Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning) got up and said, 'Dammit, now he's dead. He's in the ground.' And tears were rolling down his cheeks," Rosenquist said.
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: James Rosenquist Source: The News-Press

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