nonrepresentational nonrepresentational

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature

Usage(s):

  1. For this some of them might share the blame, since to the naked eye of the average publisher nonrepresentational painting is not much use as illustration.
  2. His forms are abstract; but as the artist points out, the Arab also gilds his mosques and minarets with nonrepresentational decoration.
  3. Dove was the first American, and possibly the first artist of any nationality, to paint a nonrepresentational picture.

News

  • Red, White And Brew, Get These In The Queue

    Today, we celebrate our independence from the onerous yoke of nonrepresentational government - that, along with sobriety, the 9-to-5 and perhaps a finger or two of thanks to those M-80s you bought from a makeshift fireworks stand behind the gas station. But
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

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