Definition of abstract impressionism in English:

abstract impressionism

noun

Fine Art
  • Painting which combines characteristics of abstraction and impressionism; especially a form of painting which resembles the works of the Impressionists, especially Monet, in brushwork and effect, but has no representational content.

Origin

1950s. From abstract + impressionism. Compare slightly earlier abstract impressionist, and also abstract expressionism.

Pronunciation:

abstract impressionism

/ˈabstrakt ɪmˈprɛʃənɪz(ə)m//ˈabstrakt ɪmˈprɛʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m/