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abstractionist

[ ab-strak-shuh-nist ]

noun

  1. a person who produces abstract works of art.


adjective

  1. showing abstract characteristics in art; tending toward abstractionism.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of abstractionist1

First recorded in 1835–45, for an earlier sense; abstraction + -ist

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Example Sentences

Such contrasts are key to the work in “Flattening Time,” the Arlington abstractionist’s show at Fred Schnider Gallery of Art.

In the 1960s, the great abstractionist reveled in making absurdist pictures of (almost) nothing.

But see now how the abstractionist treats this rich and intricate vision that a certain state of things must be true.

The youthful abstractionist, Lowndes Cleburn, expressed it even better.

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