colorfield

or col·or-field

[ kuhl-er-feeld ]
/ ˈkʌl ərˌfild /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of abstract painting in which large, flat areas of color are spread to cover the entire canvas and dominate over form and texture.

Nearby words

  1. colorectitis,
  2. colorectostomy,
  3. colored,
  4. colored stone,
  5. colorfast,
  6. colorful,
  7. colorfully,
  8. colorific,
  9. colorimeter,
  10. colorimetry

Origin of colorfield

First recorded in 1960–65; color + field

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