rayonism

noun
ray·​on·​ism | \ ˈrāəˌnizəm \
plural -s

Definition of rayonism

: a painting style initiated in Russia in 1911 by Michael Larionov in which natural appearances are depicted as semiabstractions of radiating rays of light

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History and Etymology for rayonism

French rayonisme, from rayon ray + -isme -ism

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“Rayonism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rayonism. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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