Origin of primitivism
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Examples from the Web for primitivism
He devotes an entire chapter to the co-existence of “primitivism and technology.”The Smartest Book About Our Digital Age Was Published in 1929
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And this theory is the excuse for all the attempts at primitivism of which we have lately seen so much.The Practice and Science Of Drawing
In an age when a fog of dreary sameness comes over all the civilised world, the Balkans have a great asset in their primitivism.The Balkan Peninsula
A land of hills, of black forests and shining rivers; a land uncultivated but rich in promise, magnificent in its primitivism.The Avenger
E. Phillips Oppenheim
- the condition of being primitive
- the notion that the value of primitive cultures is superior to that of the modern world
- the principles, characteristics, etc, of primitive art and artists
Word Origin and History for primitivism
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
A style of art that attempts to imitate the art of primitive cultures or of children.
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