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Definition of "expressionist" [expressionist]

  • Of, pertaining to, or in the style of expressionism (adjective)
  • A painter who paints in this style (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "expressionist" in a sentence
  • "Boesch's methodology has often been described as expressionist, though in this instance he's less overtly declamatory than you might expect, singing the work as much off the lines as the text."
  • "In a general sense, painters such as Matthias Grünewald and El Greco can be called expressionist, though in practice, the term is applied mainly to 20th century works."
  • "Rummaging through an old art-history text, I came across the opinion that Smith (1912-80) was too "expressionist" to be considered a doctrinaire Minimalist."