Synonyms for nonrepresentational

Synonyms for (adjective) nonrepresentational

Synonyms: nonrepresentational

Definition: of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature

Similar words: nonfigurative, nonobjective, abstract, abstractionist

Definition: not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature

Usage: a large abstract painting


Similar words: schematic, formal, conventional

Definition: represented in simplified or symbolic form


Similar words: geometric, geometrical

Definition: characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration

Usage: a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs


Similar words: hieratic

Definition: adhering to fixed types or methods; highly restrained and formal

Usage: the more hieratic sculptures leave the viewer curiously unmoved


Similar words: protogeometric

Definition: characteristic of the earliest phase of geometric art especially in Greece


Similar words: semiabstract

Definition: characterized by stylized but recognizable subject matter