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minimalism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Arts
minimalismmin‧i‧mal‧is‧m /ˈmɪnəməlɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]  Aa style of art, design, music etc that uses only a very few simple ideas or patternsminimalist adjective minimalist Christmas decorationsminimalist noun [countable]
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minimalismThe overbearing sophistication of conceptualism and minimalism did not guarantee success in art for anyone.The patriarchal principle surrendered class solidarity to myopia and minimalism.And after a long dry season of neutrals and minimalism, perhaps fantasy fashion is a good thing.Very trendy new hotel run by Christina Ong, the Met adheres to the current fad for minimalism.His linguistic minimalism can also be effective-his low-key description of a hanging is quite the most harrowing I've read.The roots of this new fascination can be traced back to the heart of minimalism.Herbert Ypma is talking about the merits of minimalism in interior design.That was the 1920s: a fairly depressing sort of minimalism.
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