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expressionism

ex·pres·sion·ism

expressionism

 
pronunciation:
ihk spre sh nih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: a movement in the arts of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that emphasized the artist's subjective experience or perceptions, expressed through symbolic and often distorted or unconventional treatment of material.
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derivations: expressionistic (adj.), expressionistically (adv.), expressionist (n.)