luminism : Definition, Usages, News and More

Search Words


  • n  an artistic movement in the United States that was derived from the Hudson River school; active from 1850 to 1870; painted realistic landscapes in a style that pictured atmospheric light and the use of aerial perspective

  • American luminismtypified by the flat, light-filled, glassily tight seascapes of Fitz Hugh Lane or Martin Johnson Headewas reverence in paint.
  • Theirs was the distinctive language of American luminism, with the surface of sea and sky like a membrane of pure contemplation, every pebble and mast distinct, caught in a kind .

Hot News: The Heading Text Size Should Match With the Size Of The Image