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Definition of the noun academicism

What does academicism mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: academicisms

  1. orthodoxy of a scholastic variety

Alternative definition of the noun academicism


  1. A tenet of the Academic philosophy.
  2. A mannerism or mode peculiar to an academy.
  3. [arts] traditional or orthodox formalism.

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Google previewImprovisation in Drama, Theatre and Performance (2015)

History, Practice, Theory by Anthony Frost, Ralph Yarrow

Academicism is a great danger: the theme setters wanted to make it ever more complex, at the risk of alienating the public and the bertsolaris themselves (see Garzia 2007). The word ghˉana (pronounced aana) derives, like the Maltese ...

Google previewThe Minimum Dwelling (2002)

by Karel Teige, Eric Dluhosch

Academicism is a reactionary and retarding force. It artificially props up architecture in its obsolete forms and tries to preserve its outdated technical methods. Academic architecture clings to old craft methods, resisting industrialization and its ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Romantic Art and Architecture (2011)

by Allison Lee Palmer

ACADEMICISM ° I5 classicism and romanticism, and this style is called “ academism,” or more simply, “academic art,” but it is also described as a form of historicism, syncretism, and eclecticism. The academy, or acade'mie, as it was called in ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

Akademlsmus m ' academicism, acadernism (aes, gep) Akatalepsie f ' acatalepsy , incomprehensibility (epi) < Skeptizismus, Agnostizismus, Apeiron akausal ' noncausal ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

Moderato Cantabile was a deliberate attempt to escape academicism, and tomakea film ofa subject thatnoBritish money would have supported. Sadly,itisa dull film, despitethe sensitive wide-screen explorationofa French provincial town and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Interior Design (1997)

by Joanna Banham

Such historicism, where British associational notions replaced French academicism, also reclaimed national traditions, resulting in the revival of Gothic structure and Northern Renaissance details, and in the suppression of stone and stucco in ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (2011)

by Joan M. Marter

proposed that the Whitney museum collection represented realist and modernist reactions against academicism and idealism ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

traditional: academicism, academism formality: ceremony, conventionality, custom, gesture, procedure, protocol, rite, tradition formally withdraw: secede format: arrangement, pattern, plan, scheme, shape, size, style formation: composition, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions (2013)

Volume 1: A - L; Volume 2: M - Z by Patrick Taylor, Frederick I. Case

One of the most significant aspects of the Cuban artistic avant-garde, which during the 1920s and 1930s challenged the existing academicism, was precisely the openness with which Cubans began to view certain areas of culture that had ...

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Academicism Meaning

Video shows what academicism means. The doctrines of Plato's academy; specifically the skeptical doctrines of the later academy stating that nothing can be ...

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It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. (Mark Rothko)
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The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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