[ adjective ] used especially of art


"representational art" "representational images"

Used in print

(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)

It was the collage that made the terms of_this dilemma clear : the representational could be restored and preserved only on the flat and literal surface now that illusion and representation had become , for_the_first_time , mutually_exclusive alternatives .

In_the_end , Picasso and Braque plumped_for the representational , and it would seem they did so deliberately .