minimalism minimalism  /ˈmɪ nə mə ˌlɪ zəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Hypnotic and infectious, minimalism is emotional in its appeal The mood at the concert was growing ugly.
  2. Q: Which brings us to the question of the demise of minimalism, a movement you helped popularize.
  3. Fashion at the time was all about giant shoulder pads and drab minimalism, but Galliano was determined to change that.

News

  1. Is Michigan Best Fit Among 4-Star Garrett Dickerson's Final 3 Schools?

    With official visits looming this fall, 4-star recruit Garrett Dickerson has chosen a path of minimalism, narrowing his list of schools down to three. According to ESPN.com , Dickerson, a rising senior at Bergen Catholic in New Jersey, is now only choosing between Stanford, Northwestern and the Michigan Wolverines. Dickerson stands 6'4'' and weighs 270 pounds. Blessed with that nice combination ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. They Give Everything and Use Very Little: 10 Years of MINI Diesel Engines

    The perfect combination of pulling power and efficiency - diesel technology as the driving force behind MINIMALISM – current engine portfolio includes three diesel engines with a power range of between 66 kW/90 bhp and 105 kW/143 bhp.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Auto Channel

  3. If Apple designer Jony Ive ruled the world

    A new Tumblr amusingly shows us what it would be like if other products and logos had Apple design chief's newfound adoration for colorful gradients and minimalism. [Read more]        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNET

Wiki Images for minimalism

definition of minimalism
meaning of minimalism

Quotes

  1. "Minimalism is an admirable judicial trait," Justice Scalia said, "but not when it comes at the cost of meaningless and disingenuous distinctions."
    on Jun 27, 2007 By: Antonin Scalia Source: New York Times

  2. "Judicial minimalism is gone, and the court has entered an assertive and sometimes unpredictable phase," noted journalist Linda Greenhouse, who covers the Supreme Court beat for the New York Times. "Chief Justice Roberts is not wedded to a...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Linda Greenhouse Source: History News Network

  3. "Her femininity and extreme minimalism are too much to take for some metalheads and reverse-contrarian hipsters," White said in an interview with the New York Post. "She can do what those with 'technical prowess' can't. She inspires people to...
    on Mar 19, 2010 By: Jack White Source: Prefixmag

Word of the Day
engender engender
/ɛn ˈdʒɛn dər /