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also Cub·ism  (kyo͞o′bĭz′əm)
A nonobjective school of painting and sculpture developed in Paris in the early 20th century, characterized by the reduction and fragmentation of natural forms into abstract, often geometric structures usually rendered as a set of discrete planes.

[French cubisme, from cube, cube; see cube.]

cub′ist n.
cu·bis′tic adj.
cu·bis′ti·cal·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cubist - an artist who adheres to the principles of cubismcubist - an artist who adheres to the principles of cubism
cubism - an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes
painter - an artist who paints
Adj.1.cubist - relating to or characteristic of cubism; "cubist art"
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A. ADJcubista
B. Ncubista mf
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ncubiste mf
adj [painting, artist] → cubistecub reporter n (= young journalist) → journaliste mf stagiairecub scout n
see cub
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nKubist(in) m(f)
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[ˈkjuːbɪst] adj & ncubista (m/f)
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Painted in 1927, the picture has come from Japan and is believed to be the first major painting by the controversial Cubist ever to have gone on public exhibition in the city.