noun. ['ɪkˈsprɛʃəˌnɪzəm'] an art movement early in the 20th century; the artist's subjective expression of inner experiences was emphasized; an inner feeling was expressed through a distorted rendition of reality.
1. Noun, singular or mass Color and shape are a large part of expressionism.
1. We live in an age when the traditional great subjects - the human form, the landscape, even newer traditions such as abstract expressionism - are daily devalued by commercial art. - Andy Warhol