Definitions

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  • n. An artist who works in the style of Cubism.
  • adj. Of, or pertaining to Cubism.

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Examples

  • If you're thinking of writing a 400,000 word Cubist fantasy diptych that strip-mines the Jungian unconscious and has "people die" as it's core message, then you sure as hell better throw yourself into it, and you sure as hell better be sincere.

    Magic 101

  • A Cubist is a person who for reasons best known to the police has not been locked up yet, who asserts that all things in Nature, living and inanimate, properly resolve themselves into cubes.

    Cobb's Bill-of-Fare

  • Maybe not: With a structure that can be described as Cubist, the film may lose the attention of lot of voters before the climax.

    Variety.com

  • More from Masculin / Feminin: "This film might be described as Cubist cinema, or the visual equivalent of jazz improvisation; you have to make the shapes cohere, you have to follow the melody and see how it develops."

    GreenCine Daily

  • The fragmentation and distortion of the motif is applied also to letters, recalling the Cubist and Futurist explorations of lettering and the programmatic claims of the Lettrists whom Villeglé and Hains were close in the early 1950s.

    Art Knowledge News

  • Others who learned to speak "Cubist" with personal accents are introduced, including Fernand Léger, Robert Delaunay, the Duchamp-Villon boys, and Picasso's compatriot, Juan Gris.

    The Cubist Circle

  • I could throw names of writers at you but I'll simply refer you to me own Vellum here, which is consciously and deliberately constructed as a "Cubist" narrative.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • His use of the phrase "the dead hand of Malraux's cultural classicism" leads me to regret that I did not make room in my review to bring up the important role of the "Cubist" poet Max Jacob (close associate of Apollinaire and Picasso) in Malraux's early education in literature and the arts.

    Malraux's Culture

  • It just goes to show that we’re not all disco-bunnies … or that being a disco-bunny doesn’t necessarily mean you’re automatically going to run away, hands flapping, from a 180,000 word Cubist fantasy.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Hal Duncan

  • Using multiple camera angles, the performance attempted a 'Cubist' approach to the dance presentation.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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