[pohst-min-uh-muh-liz-uh m]


(sometimes initial capital letter) a style in painting and sculpture developing in the 1970s, retaining the formal simplifications of minimal art, but striving to imbue works with a broad range of meaning and reference and often demonstrating a concern with craft and a kinship with tribal art and sculpture.

Nearby words

  1. postmeridian,
  2. postmill,
  3. postmillenarianism,
  4. postmillennial,
  5. postmillennialism,
  6. postmistress,
  7. postmodern,
  8. postmodernism,
  9. postmodernist,
  10. postmortem

Origin of postminimalism

Related formspost·min·i·mal, adjectivepost·min·i·mal·ist, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019