deconstructivism

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Etymology[edit]

deconstructive +‎ -ism

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːkənˈstɹʌktɪvɪzəm/, /diːkənˈstɹʊktɪvɪzəm/

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deconstructivism (uncountable)

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  1. (architecture) A development of postmodern architecture that began in the late 1980s, characterized by ideas of fragmentation, an interest in manipulating ideas of a structure's surface or skin, and non-rectilinear shapes which serve to distort and dislocate.
    • 2007 February 18, “English Renaissance; ‘Not for Sale’; Abu Dhabi Arts District; Robert Moses”, in New York Times[1]:
      As an artist I have to ask: How much God is there in art theories like appropriation, deconstructivism, simulation and consumerism, which from the mid-1970s on have dominated the syllabus of many institutions that teach, critique and exhibit art?

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