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synchromism

[sing-kruh-miz-uh m]
noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
  1. a movement of the early 20th century led by American artists and manifested in their experimentation with nonfigurative or entirely abstract paintings containing shapes and volumes of pure color.Compare Orphism(def 2).
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Origin of synchromism

First recorded in 1910–15; syn- + chrom- + -ism
Related formssyn·chro·mist, noun, adjective
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Historical Examples of synchromism

  • Macdonald-Wright approached his conception of Synchromism from the opposite direction.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning

    Willard Huntington Wright

  • Today there are numerous representatives of all the movements from Impressionism to Synchromism.

  • The attacks on Synchromism are strangely like those which companioned Impressionism.

  • From Delacroix335 to Synchromism the critics and public have fought every advance.

  • Synchromism has perhaps called forth the bitterest protests.