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or Ex·pres·sion·ism  (ĭk-sprĕsh′ə-nĭz′əm)
A movement in the arts during the early 1900s that emphasized distortion of external reality in order to express the artist's subjective experience.

ex·pres′sion·ist n.
ex·pres′sion·is′tic adj.
ex·pres′sion·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.expressionistic - of or relating to expressionism; "expressionist art"


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Photo courtesy of Safarkhan Art Gallery Izzet's art career spans four decades of expressionistic, abstract and animal-themed paintings; and her work has been recognized and displayed in New York, Paris, Geneva, and Madrid.
Her painting is fauvist, expressionistic and semi-abstract.
This is why from the 1960s onward, his technique and creations were rooted in naturalism, while from 1975 he took a much more expressionistic approach to his brushstrokes, and expressed more and more of himself in his work.
Some attachments are outlines of her designs as a fibre artist and instructor and the rest is the work of a visual artist, combining folk art, abstracts and expressionistic art.
But his true form is shown in his Arabesque and expressionistic pieces, particularly in watercolors; it's for this Kakayi is known and widely loved.
His work is very expressionistic and seems to reflect some of the inner conflicts he was going through.
Iris studied at Camberwell College of Art and Reading University, and now lives in Rugby, and works mainly in an expressionistic style, with some works almost a collage of different sections.
When he drove slowly and used electric power the software produced cooler, sharper colours, while driving faster on petrol created a picture with broad, expressionistic brushstrokes in warmer colours.
His emphasis on expressionistic and impressionistic manipulation of color is defined by what he terms his "language for the viewer.
Some of Rattle's shadings verged on the expressionistic, a trait there a-plenty in Webern's Six Orchestral Pieces.
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The expressionistic figurative artist create images that reveal their meaningful presence in rhythmic flow of lines and curves.