from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of academicism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The doctrines of the Academic philosophy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The doctrines of the Academic philosophers; Platonism.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. orthodoxy of a scholastic variety
I want nature against ideas, formalism, academism.
To be more practical, learn how to express your inner self on film - I don't trust academism as much as I believe in the power of someone's will and passion: if you want to move to film-making, go ahead, grab a camera, get some film and shoot.
As this rich show of 120 paintings, drawings and photographs makes clear, Courbet (1817-1877) was an artist of astonishing versatility, turning his hand to almost every genre, a determined realist leading the way from 19th-century academism to "modern" painting and the impressionists that were to follow.
It is probably in Switzerland that his influence was the most fertile: Bodmer borrows from him to fight against Gottsched's academism, and Sulzer takes him as a basis for his theory of sensibility.
Not much interested in the academism and formalism of a research career within the French system that was then open to me, I returned to
Even in the days of baroque and academism the Italian theory remained in all countries the basic theory of art.
It would, however, be precipitate to say that there are no basic principles nor firm rules in painting, or that a search for them leads inevitably to academism.
Impressionism to an art of spiritual harmony, as the coming of the blue shadow marked a transition from academism to
Unsecured unemployed claimed loans are absolutely absolved from the academism of acclaim checking.
This book was written to create a moment in which great works such as this can be freely analyzed and critiqued, without distinctions such as high culture versus subculture, academism versus otaku, for adults versus for children, and art versus entertainment.
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