minimalism


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

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Minimalism was first described by pioneer minimalist architect Mies van der Rohe as "less is more".
Sirry's minimalism leads her to truncate people in the canvases so they become mere faces on white canvases.
The designs reflect fluid patterns, vibrant colours, warm textures and minimalism which over time have become eminent features of her signature style, distinguishing her from the rest.
Chesney links Beckett's ties to minimalism to influences such as Proust and Joyce, validating his theory that Beckett's heart was not postmodern.
This article considers whether judicial minimalism is an adequate explanation for the approaches taken by the different Court of Appeal judges in Pridgen.
That show explored Latin American artists' radically different approach to Minimalism in their will to confront and repel American dominance.
Before presenting the class with a PowerPoint of di Suvero and Snelson's work, I check for prior knowledge of Minimalism by asking students if they know what the word means, and do they know of any artists who worked in that style of art?
During an economic downturn, showy and ostentatious fashion can feel a little indiscreet, while minimalism ticks all the right understated boxes.
Korta and Perry's chapter ('Radical Minimalism, Moderate Contextualism') follows Kaplan in holding that linguistic meaning is a feature of linguistic types and determines the 'semantic contributions' to the proposition expressed, whereas 'locutionary content' is a feature of linguistic tokens and is rooted in intuitions about what is said.
One of the most influential recent theories of Supreme Court decision making is Professor Cass Sunstein's "judicial minimalism.
Straying away from the harsh bombastic black metal norm and more into ways of old Emperor, mainly with the atmospheres along with the sinister minimalism and depressive blackness a la Xasthur.
Passages include 17th-century writings on creating a Chinese garden, notes on formal English gardens of the 19th century, and musings on the effect of 1960s minimalism on landscapes.
The first is the definition of almost every architectural style as an '-ism' (Baroque is left as it is, thank goodness, and minimalism is absent--a nice joke).
That piece also contains the rhetoric of closure, but Minimalism avoids closure like the plague.
As between minimalism and its opposite, I pity the reader--or the writer, or the age--too addicted to either to savor the other.