Definition of cubism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkjuːbɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkjuːbɪzəm//
(also Cubism) [uncountable]
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a style and movement in early 20th century art in which objects and people are represented as geometric shapes, often shown from many different angles at the same time Word Originearly 20th cent.: from French cubisme, from cube from Old French, or via Latin from Greek kubos.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cubism