Origin of primitivism
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At times Dupont de Nemours seems to identify it with a primitivistic past.Benjamin Franklin
Frank Luther Mott
- 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
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Word Origin and History for primitivistic
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A style of art that attempts to imitate the art of primitive cultures or of children.
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