neo-Expressionism

noun, often capitalized N
neo-Ex·​pres·​sion·​ism | \ ˌnē-ō-ik-ˈspre-shə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce neo-Expressionism (audio) \

Definition of neo-Expressionism

: a revival of expressionism in art characterized by intense colors, dramatic usually figural forms, and emotive subject matter

Other Words from neo-Expressionism

neo-Expressionist \ ˌnē-​ō-​ik-​ˈspre-​shə-​nist How to pronounce neo-Expressionist (audio) \ noun or adjective, often capitalized N

First Known Use of neo-Expressionism

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Neo-Expressionism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neo-Expressionism. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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