Also ta·chisme [French ta-shees-muh] /French taˈʃis mə/.
Origin of tachism
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- a type of action painting evolved in France in which haphazard dabs and blots of colour are treated as a means of instinctive or unconscious expression
Word Origin for tachisme
C20: French, from tache stain
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