nonobjective


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non·ob·jec·tive

 (nŏn′əb-jĕk′tĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a style of art in which natural objects are not represented realistically; abstract.

nonobjective

(ˌnɒnəbˈdʒɛktɪv)
adj
(Art Terms) of or designating an art movement in which things are depicted in an abstract or purely formalized way, not as they appear in reality
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Adj.1.nonobjective - not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of naturenonobjective - not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting"
nonrepresentational - of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature
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Though classically trained in the fine arts and steeped for decades in the image-ridden world of advertising, the artist continually seeks refuge and finds aesthetic solace in the nonrepresentational realm, known as abstraction, nonobjective or nonfigurative art.
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The Pope discussed state TV's nonobjective coverage and the minister apologized, saying he formed a committee to investigate the "mistakes," the Bishop added.
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He called for a spiritual revolution that would allow artists to express their own inner lives in abstract, nonobjective form.
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