- ornamental + -ism (Wiktionary)
“Alber Elbaz first applied ornamentalism in dress design.”
“But the emblematic building of Cairo is the small tower block — five or six stories designed in a functionalism so basic that the Bauhaus architects were lapdogs of ornamentalism by comparison.”
“This, not ornamentalism, was the ethos of the empire in what Cannadine calls its "heyday," from the Mutiny to 1914.”
“Primary elements combined constitute a style, which may be analyzed according to several style dimensions such as complexity (minimalism vs. ornamentalism); representation (realism vs. abstraction); movement (dynamic vs. static) and potency (loud/strong vs. soft/ weak).”
“It is a poster-art look that uses a minimalist base accessorized by a touch of ornamentalism.”
“Old-time bathhouses and swimming pools used to be prime examples of ornamentalism.”
“This dimension places style on a continuum that goes from simple to complex or, from minimalism to ornamentalism.”
“You can't find too many meanings in why you're going back - last year was the '80s - but, in the end, this season has a contemporary attitude to simplify and take away the ornamentalism and give freedom and romance to clothes.”
“Here, we identify four perceptual dimensions to evaluate corporate or brand identity-related styles: (1) complexity (“minimalism” vs. “ornamentalism”), (2) representation (“realism” vs. “abstraction”), (3) perceived movement (“dynamic” vs. “static”), and (4) potency (“loud/strong” vs. “soft/weak”).”
“Her commitment to the revival of ornamentalism as a source for feminist art, plus her knowledge of art history and culture of Eastern and Western civilizations, place Kozloff among America’s more original and engaging artists.”
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