minimalist minimalist  /ˈmɪ nə mə lɪst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
  2. (n) a practitioner or advocate of artistic minimalism
  3. (adj) of or relating to artistic minimalism
  4. (adj) advocating minimal reforms (as in government or politics)

Usage(s):

  1. minimalist with an epic vision, Angelopoulos has created imposing cinematic tableaux about his homeland, from his first international successes, Days of '36 and Traveling Players.
  2. As children, Kiki and her twin sisters often sat at the feet of their father, minimalist sculptor Tony Smith, fashioning small cardboard models for his giant iconic sculptures.
  3. Strap yourself in for this minimalist, splendidly acted horror film and count your blessings that you live in a country where choosing an abortion doesn't mean losing a life.

News

  1. On the Racked: Japanese Housewares on Hollywood, Urban Outfitters on Ventura, Books by the Pound at Skylight

    HOLLYWOOD: Muji's first LA store and US flagship is headed to Hollywood Boulevard this November. The Japanese purveyor of cool, minimalist housewares will reside in the 8,600-square-foot space formerly occupied by the Knitting Factory in the Hollywood Galaxy shopping...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Curbed LA

  2. First Looks: Just Mobile AluPocket

    Billed as "the iPhone wall mount," Just Mobile's new AluPocket ($30) is a handsome and minimalist wall mounting accessory for any iPhone model, using an internal plastic clip system to accommodate varying device thicknesses and cases. The front of the disc-shaped pocket is a single piece of gently curved aluminum, while the rest is hard black plastic. A groove down the front center lets you ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: iLounge

  3. Blake Celebrates Two Decades as Gallerist

    A Minimalist’s Instinct Keeps Him Ahead of the Game   He’s become a familiar sight pacing in front of his gallery on Ocean Avenue, cell phone clamped to his ear, waving at friends whose numbers have grown exponentially over the years he has spent in the gallery business. Peter Blake is celebrating 20 years as [...] The post Blake Celebrates Two Decades as Gallerist appeared first on Laguna Beach ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Laguna Beach Independent

Quotes

  1. "The code fails to curb lobbying by former ministers, parliamentary secretaries and senior ministerial staff," Ms Rhiannon said. "This proposed scheme is minimalist. Without proper enforcement mechanisms, the code will have little real...
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Lee Rhiannon Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Keaveny said of Frusciante: "His range, from minimalist melody lines, through choppy Hendrixian chord voicings, all the way up to eleven with wailing metal tinged blues, gives him the edge over many in the list. For that I salute him."
    on Apr 9, 2010 By: Shaun Keaveny Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "In addition to the left-hand side changes, we've updated our look and feel in terms of our color palette and our logo," Mayer said. "These changes are slight, keeping our page minimalist and whimsical, but make our overall look more modern."
    on May 5, 2010 By: Marissa Mayer Source: AFP

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