luminism
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: circa 1974 a theory or practice of realist landscape and seascape painting developed in the United States in the mid-19th century and concerned with the study and depiction of effects of light and atmosphere • luminist noun or adjective, often capitalized

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  • Luminism — can refer to*A current in North American painting, see Luminism (American art style) *A neo impressionist style in painting, see Luminism (Impressionism) *A spiritual movement based on the quest for Illumination or Enlightenment, see Illuminism …   Wikipedia

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  • Luminism — Dieser Artikel beschreibt die postimpressionistische Stilrichtung des Luminismus. Für den gleichnamigen Stil in der amerikanischen Landschaftsmalerei des 19. Jahrhunderts siehe Luminism Emile Claus: Vaches traversant la Lys, 1899 Als Luminismus… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • luminism — luminist, n., adj. /looh meuh niz euhm/, n. a style of landscape painting practiced by some mid 19th century American artists, esp. of the Hudson River School, that emphasized meticulously crafted realism and a technically precise rendering of… …   Universalium

  • luminísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

  • luminism — lu·mi·nism …   English syllables

  • luminism — noun an artistic movement in the United States that was derived from the Hudson River school; active from 1850 to 1870; painted realistic landscapes in a style that pictured atmospheric light and the use of aerial perspective • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Luminism (American art style) — Luminism is an American landscape painting style of the 1850s ndash; 1870s, characterized by effects of light in landscapes, through using aerial perspective, and concealing visible brushstrokes. Luminist landscapes emphasize tranquility, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Luminism (Impressionism) — Luminism is a late impressionist or neo impressionist style in painting which devotes great attention to light effects.The term has been used for the style of the Belgian painter Emile Claus and his followers (Jenny Montigny, Anna De Weert,… …   Wikipedia

  • chromo-luminism — chro·mo luminism …   English syllables

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