color-field

noun, often attributive
col·​or-field | \ ˈkə-lər-ˌfēld How to pronounce color-field (audio) \

Definition of color-field

: abstract painting in which color is emphasized and form and surface are correspondingly de-emphasized

First Known Use of color-field

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Color-field.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/color-field. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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