expressionism

[ US /ɪksˈpɹɛʃəˌnɪzəm/ ]
[ UK /ɛkspɹˈɛʃənˌɪzəm/ ]
NOUN
  1. 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
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How To Use expressionism In A Sentence

  • And the prints represent Abstract Expressionism's entire stylistic range, from fast and visceral to cool and ethereal.
  • Under her they merely turn from pointillistic snapshots into abstract expressionism.
  • Golub was an odd man out, one of those who kept alive certain ambitions scuttled by the artists who followed Abstract Expressionism.
  • It was pianistically challenging to create the required intensity and expressionism, and thus colour and line were of utmost importance, as also an improvisatory element.
  • Moderate stylization and antirealism that falls short of true expressionism is sometimes enough to soothe congruous crudity into an effectively intensified sensibility, if the idiom is correct.
  • Art historically, they imaginatively summarize his stylistic dalliances with Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism and the period's interest in ‘primitive’ art.
  • The tragic nature of Eugene O Neill splays is deeply influenced by the ancient Greek tragedy, the expressionism of Strindberg, and O Neill sown experience.
  • The Rat Pack fanbase loves Some Came Running, from the James Jones potboiler, not just for its Sinatra-Dino-MacLaine dream cast, but for its delirious expressionism, especially in the hallucinatory final fairground sequence. Meet Me In St Louis embodies the virtues of a bygone era
  • The dominance of abstract expressionism has been buttressed by an impressive degree of partisanship and an illusion of consensus.
  • O'Hara's list of friends reads like a Who's Who of abstract expressionism.
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