Minimalism

Monday, October 31, 2005

One of the defination from found in google:-"(art movement) Minimal Art emerged as a movement in the 1950s and continued through the Sixties and Seventies. It is a term used to describe paintings and sculpture that thrive on simplicity in both content and form, and seek to remove any sign of personal expressivity. The aim of Minimalism is to allow the viewer to experience the work more intensely without the distractions of composition, theme and so on." more to read...
Minimalism: A Selective Bibliography
"Mies van der Rohe's famous dictum 'less is more' Tadao Ando Luis Barrag‡n Peter Zumthor Francois Chaslin Alberto Campo Baeza AG Fronzoni Claudio Silvestrin John Pawson Michael Gabellini Franco Bertoni " further readings...
Minimalism from wikipedia:-
"The term "minimalist" can also refer to anything which is spare, stripped to its essentials, or providing only the outline of structure, independent of the particular art movement, and "minimalism" the tendency to reduce to fundamentals. It is sometimes applied to groups or individuals practicing asceticism and the reduction of physical possessions and needs to a minimum." more to read...

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