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13:23 Jun 29, 2009
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Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Additional field(s): Architecture
English term or phrase: minimalism
Definition from Bluemoon Art Glossary:
A movement and style of art from the 20th century which attempts to reduce art to the basic geometric shapes with the fewest colors, lines, and textures. Minimal art does not seek to be representational of any object.

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  • Though never a self-proclaimed movement, Minimalism refers to painting or sculpture made with an extreme economy of means and reduced to the essentials of geometric abstraction. Guggenheim Museum
  • The reduction of form, the controlled gesture and emotional outburst, the rationalistic behaviour and a sensibilized minimalism – these were the main features of an entirely different standpoint from the one dominating the painting of the preceding decade. Sava Stepanov ON MINIMALISM
  • While many people tend to associate minimalism with painting, the principle is also applied in the creation of musical compositions, theatrical performances, and even interior design. WiseGeek
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Umjetnicki pokret i(li) umjetnicki stil, nastao u dvadesetom vijeku, koji nastoji reducirati umjetnost na osnovne geometrijske oblike koristeci u najmanjoj mogucoj mjeri boje, linije i teksturu.
Iako u prvom redu poistovjecivan sa likovnom umjetnoscu, isti principi vaze i za muzicku umjetnost, dramske kreacije, umjetnicki dizajn, itd.
Osnovna karakteristika Minimalizma je isticanje estetskih vrijednosti umjetnickog djela a izbjegavanje komentara (socijalnog, historijskog, politickog ili bilo kog drugog).

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  • Minimalizam ili Minimalna umjetnost (1960-1975), je umjetnički pokret koji odbacuje u umjetnosti, komentarisanje društva, lični izraz umjetnika, narativne elemente ili aluzije na historiju, politiku ili religiju. Bazira se na stvaranju predmeta, slika i skulptura čija je vrijednost isključivo estetskog karaktera. - Wikipedia  

Poznatih umjetnici minimalisti su; Robert Smithson, Carl Andre, Sol Lewitt, Donald Judd, Kelly Ellsworth, Robert Morris, Walter De Maria, Frank Stella...

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