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Orphism

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Orpheus +‎ -ism; art sense coined by Guillaume Apollinaire.

Proper nounEdit

Orphism

  1. A religious movement in antiquity, supposed to have been founded by Orpheus.
  2. (art) A minor Cubist art movement focusing on pure abstraction and bright colours.