Constructivism meaning

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A movement in modern art originating in Moscow in 1920 and characterized by the use of industrial materials such as glass, sheet metal, and plastic to create nonrepresentational, often geometric objects.
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An early 20th-cent. movement in sculpture, painting, architecture, etc., originating in the Soviet Union, characterized by abstract and geometric design, man-made materials, and massive structural form.
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(art) A Russian movement in modern art characterized by the creation of nonrepresentational geometric objects using industrial materials.
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(mathematics) A philosophy that asserts the need to construct a mathematical object to prove it exists.
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(philosophy, psychology) A psychological epistemology which argues that humans generate knowledge and meaning from their experiences.
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