Stuckism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stuck +‎ -ism, coined in January 1999 by Charles Thomson after an angry remark from Tracey Emin, partner of artist Billy Childish: "Your paintings are stuck, you are stuck! Stuck! Stuck!".

Proper noun[edit]

Stuckism

  1. An international art movement formed in 1999 by Billy Childish and Charles Thomson, opposing conceptual art in favour of figurative painting.

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