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  • adj. expressionist

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to expressionism


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  • Critics of the day gave it the label expressionistic realism, but the directness of Neel's art now looks like a form of free speech.

    Alice Neel: Painted Truths; In the Company of Alice

  • Her style was what was in the 1920s called expressionistic dance, or even “German Dance.”

    Gertrud Kraus.

  • Parodies of the "expressionistic" blunder quickly sprang up in the Egyptian blogosphere; a popular one shows a young man who has inserted himself into the photograph and flies superhero-like ahead of the all of the leaders; in another photoshop collage Obama is looking at the fake photo, laughing.

    Joscelyn Jurich: US Military Funding to Egypt Needs Investigation

  • Osama Saraya, Al-Ahram's editor-in-chief, defended the doctored photograph as "expressionistic," to reveal the "truth" of Mubarak's dominant role in framing policy toward Palestine.

    Joscelyn Jurich: US Military Funding to Egypt Needs Investigation

  • Her gift is to tap the universal emotional chord -- German is "expressionistic," French is "lyrical and impressionistic," Spanish is "tasty and sensual" -- in any language.

    Fern Siegel: Stage Door: Ute Lemper's Last Tango in Berlin

  • It has the longest traveling shot I've ever seen done with '"expressionistic" lighting.

    A couple of Bs

  • "Classic Hong Kong and Japanese action scenes were 'expressionistic' in the sense that their larger-than-life balletics and aerobatics amplified recognizable (if extreme) possibilities of the human body," writes

    GreenCine Daily

  • Early on in his career, Andy Warhol embellished his paintings of cartoons and other Pop images with drips and "expressionistic" passages so that the world would know to take him seriously as an artist.

    edward_ winkleman

  • Her gift is to tap the universal emotional chord -- German is "expressionistic," French is

    The Full Feed from

  • Shakespeare's exact words are in speech bubbles rather than lines of poetry, while the story is played out in the classic conventions of manga as defined by Scott McCloud in his book MAKING COMICS: the iconic characters with simple emotive faces; a strong sense of place; frequent use of wordless panels that prompt readers to "assemble scenes from fragmentary visual information"; small real world details; "various emotionally expressive effects such as expressionistic backgrounds, montages and subjective caricatures"; and "subjective motion -- using streaked backgrounds to make readers feel like they were moving WITH a character, instead of just watching motion from the sidelines."

    Manga Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet


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