Definition of cubism
: 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
cubistplay \ˈkyü-bist\ noun or adjective, often capitalized
cubisticplay \kyü-ˈbi-stik\ adjective
Recent Examples of cubism from the Web
Case in point: Adam Lister and Isaac Budmen’s 8 Bits, 3 Dimensions, an ingenious mash-up of cubism, minimalism, and pop art—with a heavy Atari 2600 gaming vibe.
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