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A movement in modern art originating in Moscow in 1920 and characterized by the use of industrial materials such as glass, sheet metal, and plastic to create nonrepresentational, often geometric objects.
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1. (Art Movements) a movement in abstract art evolved in Russia after World War I, primarily by Naum Gabo, which explored the use of movement and machine-age materials in sculpture and had considerable influence on modern art and architecture
conˈstructivist adj, n
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con•struc•tiv•ism(kənˈstrʌk təˌvɪz əm)
n. (sometimes cap.)
a nonrepresentational style of art developed in Russia in the early 20th century and characterized chiefly by a severe formality and by the use of modern industrial materials.
con•struc′tiv•ist, n., adj.
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the theories, attitudes, and techniques of a group of Soviet writers of the 1920s who attempted to reconcile ideological beliefs with technical achievement, especially in stage design, where effects produced were geometrical and nonrepresentational. — constructivist, n., adj.See also: Drama
the theories, attitudes, and techniques of a group of Soviet writers of the 1920s who attempted to reconcile ideological beliefs with technical achievement, especially in stage design, where the effects produced were geometrical and nonrepresentational. — constructivist, n., adj.See also: Literary Style
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|Noun||1.||constructivism - an abstractionist artistic movement in Russia after World War I; industrial materials were used to construct nonrepresentational objects|
constructivist - an artist of the school of constructivism
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constructivism[kənˈstrʌktɪvɪzəm] N → constructivismo m
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