minimalism: 20 essential quotes & ideas

in brief

like: pared-down design elements; anything that is spared or stripped to its essentials; renowned artists: donald judd, john mccracken, agnes martin, dan flavin, robert morris, anne truitt, frank stella; again briefly: a reaction against abstract expressionism and a bridge to Postminimal art practices; trend in design and architecture:  the subjects reduced to necessary elements—bare quality in the simplest form; highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture;  KISS: an acronym for Keep it simple, stupid (keep it simple & sexy!): a design principle noted by the US Navy in 1960; naked essentials: light, form, detail of material, space, place, human condition;  minimalist writers: raymond carver, ann beattie, bret easton ellis, charles bukowski, ernest hemingway, kj  stevens, amy hempel, bobbie ann mason, tobias wolff, grace paley, sandra cisneros, mary robison, frederick barthelme, richard ford, patrick holland, cormac mccarthy, alicia erian etc; post minimalism: artistic fields for works; attempts to develop and go beyond the aesthetic of minimalism; minimalism computing: it refers to the application of minimalist philosophies and principles in hardware and software design and usage



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