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Definition of "pictorialist" []

  • An artist working in the style of pictorialism. (noun)
  • In the style of pictorialism. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pictorialist" in a sentence
  • "In 1930 she came into contact with a group of photographers who rejected the painterly, "pictorialist" school of photography and embraced a style emphasizing clarity, precision, and abstraction."
  • "The first show fulfills one of the mandates Ms. Sviblova set for MHP, which is to educate her people about their own artistic heritage: One floor featured mostly soft-focus and sentimental pictorialist work from the first period, and on another floor photojournalism from the second."
  • "The pictures at Robert Mann date from pictorialist Edwin Hale Lincoln's platinum print "Untitled (Still Life with Grapes)" (1912) to Kevin Kay's three Polaroid images of two naked women and some oranges, all titled "Citrine" (2011)."
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