plasticism

plasticism

the theory or creation of plastic art.
See also: Art
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I TOOK my son and his friend to the top floor of the Tate building, and we looked at modern art: the neo plasticism of Piet Mondrian, and all those brightly coloured squares.
These artists forged a materialist idiom by transforming Constructivism and Plasticism through a heightened sensitivity to the corporeal.
Ader's sad and funny visual embodiments of the anxiety of influence, portrayed in pathetic pratfalls (Pitfall on the Way to a New Neo Plasticism, Westkapelle, Holland, 1971, for instance), draw out a similar theme from Ray's photographs of himself wedged against a wall by a wooden plank--one realizes the artist must have felt wedged in by the example of Richard Serra and his "prop" sculptures.