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A style of painting showing intimate views of domestic interiors using impressionist techniques, used by artists such as Bonnard in the early 20th century.
- ‘Mr. Tuttle's rapturous brand of intimism in the form of exquisite assemblages caress the walls of the Whitney Museum.’
- ‘Far from twee though, these works are rooted in the gutsy intimism of Bonnard and Vuillard.’
- ‘In pictures in the intimist spirit he abandoned the subdued color scheme of intimism to experiment with unusual, somewhat dissonant color combinations in a way that influenced the fauves - to be seen hereafter - and then, in turn, he was influenced by them.’
- ‘Clearly, this is no accident of intimism, but the artist at play with ambiguity and abstraction.’
- ‘If all this implies a kind of Vuillard-like intimism in her work that would give a quite false impression of the boldly artistic and intensely painterly means through which she chooses to explore such themes.’
Early 20th century: from French intimisme, from Latin intimus ‘innermost’.
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