Minimalism meaning

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Use of the fewest and barest essentials or elements, as in the arts, literature, or design.
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Minimalism is defined as a movement of the 1960s that focused on simplest form and design, particularly in the arts.

An example of minimalism is a stage set with only a chair for a theatrical performance.

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A school of abstract painting and sculpture that emphasizes extreme simplification of form, as by the use of basic shapes and monochromatic palettes of primary colors, objectivity, and anonymity of style.
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A style of music marked by extreme simplification of rhythms, patterns, and harmonies, prolonged chordal or melodic repetitions, and often a trancelike effect.
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Action of a minimal or conservative kind.
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A movement in art, dance, music, etc., beginning in the 1960s, in which only the simplest designs, structures, forms, etc. are used, often repetitively, and the artist's individuality is minimized.
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(art) A style of art that emphasises extreme simplicity of form.
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(music) A style of music that emphasises extreme simplicity of rhythms and melodic forms to achieve a trancelike effect.
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