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modernism

noun
     
Related topics: Architecture, Visual
mod‧ern‧is‧m [uncountable]
AAAV a style of art, building etc that was popular especially from the 1940s to the 1960s, in which artists used simple shapes and modern artificial materials [↪ post-modernism]:
the rise of modernism in Paris
modernist adjective, noun [countable]
the modernist school

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