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See also: all-overness
- (art) The non-differential treatment of the surface of a two-dimensional artwork such as a painting, giving it a sense of uniformity and a lack of focus.
- 2015 July 16, Roberta Smith, “Review: Stanley Whitney’s Paintings Reinvent the Grid”, in New York Times:
- The virtual absence of white in Mr. Whitney’s work creates a great visual heat and internal pressure — an alloverness that reflects his careful study of Pollock — but, of course, it also has symbolic overtones.