constructivism definition

  • noun:
    • A movement in modern art beginning in Moscow in 1920 and described as employing commercial materials such cup, sheet metal, and plastic to generate nonrepresentational, usually geometric things.
    • A Russian movement in contemporary art characterized by the creation of nonrepresentational geometric items utilizing professional products.
    • A philosophy that asserts the necessity to build a mathematical object to prove it is present.
    • A psychological epistemology which contends that people generate knowledge and definition from their experiences.
    • an abstractionist artistic movement in Russia after World War we; industrial materials were used to create nonrepresentational objects

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