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cubism

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noun, often capitalized cub·ism \ˈkyü-ˌbi-zəm\

Definition of cubism

  1. :  a style of art that stresses abstract structure at the expense of other pictorial elements especially by displaying several aspects of the same object simultaneously and by fragmenting the form of depicted objects

cubist

play \-bist\ noun or adjective often capitalized

cubistic

play \kyü-ˈbis-tik\ adjective



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