Expressionism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈspreʃənɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word expressionism
Brit.  |ɪkˈsprɛʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word expressionism

noun

- an art movement early in the 20th century; the artist's subjective expression of inner experiences was emphasized; an inner feeling was expressed through a distorted rendition of reality

Examples

...a critic's dogmatic insistence that abstract expressionism is the only school of 20th century art worthy of serious study...

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