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Definition of abstract expressionism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

abstract expressionism

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a style and movement in abstract art that developed in New York in the middle of the 20th century and tries to express the feelings of the artist rather than showing a physical object
abstract expressionist
 
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noun abstract expressionists like Jackson Pollock
abstract expressionist
 
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adjective [usually before noun] abstract expressionist art
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