neoplastic, adj.neoplasticist, n.
/nee'oh plas"teuh siz'euhm/, n. (sometimes cap.) Fine Arts.
the theory and practice of the de Stijl group, chiefly characterized by an emphasis on the formal structure of a work of art, and restriction of spatial or linear relations to vertical and horizontal movements as well as restriction of the artist's palette to black, white, and the primary colors.
[ < F néo-plasticisme (1920); see NEO-, PLASTICISM]

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