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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or in the style of cubism

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or characteristic of cubism


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  • We played chess: his daughter watched me from behind her easel, and inserted eyes or knuckles borrowed from me into the cubistic trash that accomplished misses then painted instead of lilacs and lambs.

    Reading Lolita « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Look at the vocabulary here: prophylactic, pacific, equanimity, cubistic, demeanour, this is not a man who will use one syllable when three or four would suffice.

    Reading Lolita « Tales from the Reading Room

  • He was giving her a cubistic design he had done of Paris rooftops and chimney pots that she said she loved.

    A Covert Affair

  • The two great heads are set up at the front and the back of the light-filled central space of the new Resnick Pavilion at LACMA, atop brown cubistic concrete platforms designed by Michael Heizer — who knows something about colossal sculpture.

    Mysteries Carved in Stone

  • The irrepressible reeds strain to soak up cubistic rays of sunlight.

    Buzzine » Order, Chaos, Light

  • The complex, comprised of three identical 30-story, reinforced concrete, buff-colored towers built in the Brutalist style, is centered around the “Bust of Sylvette,” a 36-foot-tall concrete sculpture of an enlarged cubistic piece by Pablo Picasso.

    Pei-Designed Silver Towers Win Landmark Status

  • This is as lavish as off-Broadway gets, with David Gallo's cubistic set, Mark Dendy's hotblooded choreography and a terrific band led by Stephen Oremus, all marshaled by Barre into a crescendo of debauchery and death.

    The Two-Party System

  • A lot of that went to Robin Wagner's sets, which manage to be both amusing and beautiful, from his cubistic jumble of Broadway signs to a Deadrock that slowly assembles itself in all its torpor.

    Crazy For 'Crazy For You'

  • This cubistic approach, blurring the line between the man and his work, gives us the impression we're seeing the world from inside Pekar's head.

    Shredding The Envelope

  • The former encouraged him to experiment with cubistic abstract composition as in “Paper Games,” an interest that was short lived.

    The photography of Manual Alvarez Bravo (1902 - 2002)


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