Definition of ab-ex
- If Abstract Expressionism was a response to a world out of balance, Minimalism was a response to Ab Ex, replacing self-expression with intellectual analysis …
- —Mary Thomas, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 5 Aug. 2009
ab-exor Ab-Ex adjective, informal
- By the end of the 1940s Ab-Ex painters were turning out oversized canvases with the energy, zeal and heroism to be found only in post-World War II America.
- —Robert Goff, Forbes, 4 May 1998