minimal art

or Minimal Art

noun
  1. a chiefly American style in painting and sculpture that developed in the 1960s largely in reaction against abstract expressionism, shunning illusion, decorativeness, and emotional subjectivity in favor of impersonality, simplification of form, and the use of often massive, industrially produced materials for sculpture, and extended its influence to architecture, design, dance, theater, and music.

Origin of minimal art

First recorded in 1965
Also called ABC art, minimalism, rejective art.
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British Dictionary definitions for minimal art

minimal art

noun
  1. abstract painting or sculpture in which expressiveness and illusion are minimized by the use of simple geometric shapes, flat colour, and arrangements of ordinary objects
Derived Formsminimal artist, noun
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