(Of a style of art) not intended to present an accurate depiction of the physical appearance of people or things: a completely non-representational abstract painting
More example sentences
- They shared an emphasis on the non-representational physicality of the painting and emotional engagement with the viewers.
- At this time he was one of the leading British abstract artists, but by the end of the decade he had become disillusioned with non-representational art and reverted to naturalism.
- His desires for inner expression led to the development of non-representational art, or art without a given subject.
Definition of non-representational in:
- The US English dictionary