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nonrepresentational

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or being a style of art in which natural objects are not represented realistically; nonobjective.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Art) not intended to realistically represent a physical object; -- of visual art work. Opposite of representational.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not representational.
  • adjective art That does not represent a physical object realistically.

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

  • adjective of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature

Etymologies

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non- +‎ representational

Examples

  • "OUTLOUD LIVE," nonrepresentational, intuitive and abstract paintings.

    Montgomery County community calendar, Nov. 4-11, 2010

  • Introductory question: why is nonrepresentational art protected by the First Amendment?

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Wendy Gordon: why is there 1A protection for nonrepresentational art?

    IPSC: Mixed IP

  • Krasner also laid down the gauntlet to art historians, referring to her mostly nonrepresentational body of work as "autobiographical if anyone can take the trouble to read it."

    A Painter in Her Own Right

  • Complementing the books is "the Four Holy Gospels," a series of five large nonrepresentational paintings and 89 illuminated initials one for each chapter of the Gospels by the Japanese-American artist Makoto Fujimara.

    Four Centuries of Love and Suffering for the Word

  • Wendy Gordon: why is there 1A protection for nonrepresentational art?

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Introductory question: why is nonrepresentational art protected by the First Amendment?

    IPSC: Mixed IP

  • "OUTLOUD LIVE," nonrepresentational, intuitive and abstract paintings.

    Montgomery County community calendar, Oct. 28-Nov. 4, 2010

  • The set, by the Los Angeles artist Gronk—a garish, nonrepresentational mural and two movable chairs—could have been anywhere.

    The Tests of Patience

  • Whereas a perfumer can invent commercially successful aromas that are totally nonrepresentational — a Pollock in a crystal bottle — the flavorist must still respect the deeply held conservatism that people tend to hold when it comes to putting food in their mouths.

    the flavor industry | clusterflock

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