minimalism

minimalism
minimalist NOUN 1) an advocate or practitioner of minimal art or music. 2) an advocate of moderate political reform.
ADJECTIVE 1) relating to minimal art or music. 2) advocating moderate political reform.
DERIVATIVES minimalism noun.

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