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Academicism   Listen
noun
Academicism  n.  
1.
A tenet of the Academic philosophy.
2.
A mannerism or mode peculiar to an academy.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Academicism" Quotes from Famous Books



... picture there hang two others—also very interesting, from being examples of, as it were, the last groans of true art while being stifled by academicism—or it may be the attempt at a new birth, which was nevertheless doomed to extinction by academicians while yet in its infancy. Such pictures are to be found all over Italy. Sometimes, as in the case of the work of Dedomenici, they have absolute merit—more commonly ...
— Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino • Samuel Butler



Words linked to "Academicism" :   scholasticism, traditionalism



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