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  Minimalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "minimalist" can also refer to anything which is spare, stripped to its essentials, or providing only the outline of structure, independent of the particular art movement, and "minimalism" the tendency to reduce to fundamentals.
Minimalist sculpture on the other hand is greatly focused on the materials (see David Smith and Donald Judd).
Most modern philosophies could also be considered minimalistic in that they resort to providing only a limited set of valued elements as opposed to everything a person needs to live their life, for example a philosophy centered around only money.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minimalist   (1129 words)

 TIP: Theories
The Minimalist theory of J.M. Carroll is a framework for the design of instruction, especially training materials for computer users.
The critical idea of minimalist theory is to minimize the extent to which instructional materials obstruct learning and focus the design on activities that support learner-directed activity and accomplishment.
Minimalist theory is based upon studies of people learning to use a diverse range of computer applications including word processing, databases, and programming.
tip.psychology.org /carroll.html   (408 words)

 Minimalism: Artists and their Works
It is an Abstract style of art which came about as a reaction against the subjective elements of Abstract Expressionism.
Minimalist art frequently takes the form of installation or sculpture, for example with Donald Judd, Carl Andre Dan Flavin and Sol LeWitt.
However, there are also a number of minimalist painters, such as Ellsworth Kelly, and Frank Stella.
www.artcyclopedia.com /history/minimalism.html   (92 words)

 Minimalist Design for Documentation
Developed by Dr. John Carroll, the minimalist model is the subject of many papers in the human factors and documentation fields.
Minimalist documentation assumes that the user will not follow a predictable sequence, will not read every word, and will start acting on the information in very little time.
However, the key to a minimalist presentation is to place essential topics at the top of the hierarchy and less frequently used or less important topics deeper in the hierarchy.
www.teced.com /min_class.html   (508 words)

 The Amazing Creedalizer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Minimalist artist Martin Creed won this year's Turner Prize.
Bear in mind, though, that not everyone is on Martin Creed's superior level of minimalist understanding.
Having spoiled us before not only with exhibiting a sheet of white paper crumpled up into a ball, and a finger-sized chunk of Blu-Tack stuck to an empty wall, this time Creed went totally over the top and turned an entire gallery into a mind-blowing installation by adding...
www.informationwantstobefree.com /creedalizer   (286 words)

 Flickr: Minimalist Landscapes
Given the name of this group, it may be too much to ask that there be a greater emphasis on minimalism than on deserts, but perhaps we could try to be careful about what desert shots are submitted.
The trees, broken rock-looking part of the beach, the buoy, clouds, mountain and horizon all meet right at the top of the photo, which is a lot of 'activity' compared to the simple, clear line of the foam meeting the sand.
I'd like to have a relatively clear definition of "minimalist landscape" so that we can start to be more strict about what is in the photo pool.
www.flickr.com /groups/topic/11906#comment89540   (1231 words)

 ISS X-Force Database: minimalist-command-execution(13762): minimalist command execution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
minimalist is a freely available mailing list manager for Linux operating systems.
minimalist versions prior to 2.4-1 could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper filtering of user-supplied input.
CAN-2003-0902: Unknown vulnerability in minimalist mailing list manager 2.4, 2.2, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands.
xforce.iss.net /xforce/xfdb/13762   (228 words)

 Minimalist Art Décor, Minimalist Furniture & Rustic wood furniture by Juli Klein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Minimalist interiors of American Studio Furniture add beauty, warmth, and simple elegance to any room.
This minimalist furniture is created from the finest hardwoods to match your specifications for size, appearance, and functionality.
Unique wood grains are part of the natural beauty of these magnificent minimalist art creations.
juliklein.com   (221 words)

 Minimalist Film School - Films Page
Minimalist Film School is located in Pompano Beach, Florida.
The Minimalist Film School of Acting is now auditing new actors into their film acting program Call or e mail for information
The Minimalist Film School and Minimalist Film Productions Inc, prides itself in being a very progressive film acting school that works for the actor.
www.minimalistfilmschool.com /films.htm   (384 words)

 Minimalist Art in the Modern Art Museum of Calquier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Minimalist Art uses the fewest and simplest elements to achieve the greatest effect.
It is an abstract art which consists primarily of simple geometric forms, often of a quotidian nature, executed in an impersonal style.
Clearly a tribute to Agnes Martin whose minimalistic endeavors typically take the form of a rectilinear graph.
members.aol.com /ModernArtMuseum/minimal.html   (336 words)

 Minimalist art gets retrospective exhibit - (United Press International)
It then proceeds to works by such early minimalist U.S. flag-bearers as Ellsworth Kelly, Ad Reinhardt and Frank Stella, and on to Robert Ryman, Brice Marden, Dan Flavin, Donald Judd, Agnes Martin, Robert Mangold and Carl Andre.
Minimalist and other modern art forms have given birth to such descriptive gobbledygook ascribing meaning and importance to works that are best enjoyed for their instant visual impact rather than a scholarly analysis couched in almost meaningless terms.
The early monochromatic canvases and multi-panel paintings by Reinhardt, Stella, Kelly, Ryman, Marden, and Mangold, enlivened only by paint textures or even the shadow of the viewer, are all too familiar, and walking over Andre's carpet of square steel plates is no longer a guilty thrill.
home.att.net /~artarchives/guggenheim/upi.html   (662 words)

 Medium Design Group - Product   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Dwell Minimalist is an extreme simplification of form that relies only on an objective mixture of leathers for its structure and shape, delivering a handcrafted appeal.
Unique to the Dwell Minimalist, the upper is colorfully upholstered in hand painted Italian leather.
Manufactured by MEDIUM, the DWELL Minimalist will be produced in limited quantity and will be exclusively distributed by MEDIUM to authorized MEDIUM Dealers worldwide.
store.mediumfootwear.com /btc/Product_Display.aspx?p=MDM01272&l=&pn=&k=   (91 words)

 Minimalism - Minimalist elegance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"Minimalist elegance has been a constant theme in interior design for decades.
But this manner of living need not mean ascetic white-walled rooms stripped of decoration and accented with rectilinear furniture and hard surfaces.
A host of designers and architects around the world have taken the minimalist vocabulary -- whether it be that of the Modern progenitors, Japanese essentialists, or the more recent absolutists--and imbued their interiors with innovative twists.
www.1668homeguide.com /b_minimalism.htm   (231 words)

 How to Recognize Minimalist Style - eHow.com
A minimalist room will have very few tabletop accessories, and they will usually be of simple styling themselves.
The minimalist room will be free from collections of figurines, groupings of pictures, stacks of toss pillows, elaborate floral arrangements, busy wreaths or ornately painted furniture.
Although minimalist decor shows few items, whether utilitarian or decorative, the functional necessities are there, but may be stashed in furniture or behind a screen.
www.ehow.com /how_14467_recognize-minimalist-style.html   (275 words)

What was it about the brazenly simple early minimalist style that seduced hundreds of complexity-loving proto- or postserialists like myself to strip down to a handful of pitches?
Well, postserialism, as I saw it, was all about subtlety: the echo of a pitch cell, the gradual transformation of register, underlying rhythmic repetitions and retrogrades.
Accept it or not, minimalism's impact on American music has been powerful, and will continue to be so for many decades.
www.newmusicbox.org /page.nmbx?id=31tp00   (1292 words)

 The Minimalist Cooks Dinner:Bittman, Mark:0767906713:eCampus.com
The Minimalist Cooks Dinner showcases Mark Bittman's signature ease and imagination, and focuses on center-of-the-plate main dishes.
Every recipe in The Minimalist Cooks Dinner is big on flavor, drawing on the global pantry and international repertoire that sets Bittman apart.
About the Author: Mark Bittman is the creator and author of the popular weekly New York Times column "The Minimalist," and a frequent contributor to the newspaper's Dining In Dining Out section.
www.ecampus.com /bk_detail.asp?isbn=0767906713   (266 words)

 Powell's Books - Generative Syntax #3: Minimalist Analysis by Howard Lasnik   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It succeeds in bringing together theoretical discussion of the concepts and techniques of the minimalist approach to syntax, and detailed empirical studies, some on phenomena that have not been investigated in recent syntactic frameworks.
Minimalist Analysis clearly expounds important new ideas and their motivation, presents interesting new data with a fresh look at some old data.
Introduction — On the subject of infinitives / with Mamoru Saito — Lectures on minimalist syntax — Case and expletives revisited : on greed and other human failings — Verbal morphology : syntactic structures meets the minimalist program — Last resort — A note on pseudogapping — On certain structural aspects of anaphora.
www.powells.com /cgi-bin/partner?partner_id=719&cgi=product&isbn=0631210946   (157 words)

There are examples of the Minimalist theory being exercised as early as the 18th century when Goethe constructed an Altar of Good Fortune made simply of a stone sphere and cube.
From the 1920s artists such as Malevich and Duchamp produced works in the Minimalist vein but the movement is known chiefly by its American exponents such as Dan Flavin, Carl Andre, Ellsworth Kelly and Donald Judd who reacted against Abstract Expressionism in their stark canvases, sculptures and installations.
Minimal Art is related to a number of other movements such as Conceptual Art in the way the finished work exists merely to convey a theory, Pop Art in their shared fascination with the impersonal and Land Art in the construction of simple shapes.
www.artmovements.co.uk /minimalism.htm   (230 words)

 Minimalist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Although it is declared as minimalistic, it has many features as his eldest brosers, such as Majordomo and so on, but in contrast to them it is very small, fast, simple for setup and maintenance.
Minimalist doesn't support digests and author isn't even going to make this support available.
Basic language of Minimalist is English, additional languages can be found in languages area.
www.mml.org.ua   (301 words)

 the minimalist
The Minimalist news vertical portal can now be syndicated quickly and easily using our new Really Simple Syndication feeds.
Rooms with several pieces of furniture or decorations, for example, don’t have as much space to be cleaned as a home maintained by a minimalist.
Preferring a minimalist approach to seasoning, Nordstrom is fond of basics...
www.the-minimalist.com   (323 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Derivation and Explanation in the Minimalist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The volume explores ways in which the Minimalist perspective on transformational rules and their iterative application facilitates deeper explanation than is possible within Government-Binding theory.
Derivation and Explanation in the Minimalist Program is essential reading for anyone interested in the foundational yet contemporary issue of derivation versus representation and its relation to current Minimalist method, analysis, and the quest for explanation.
He is the author of Traces and Their Antecedents (1991); co-author of A Derivational Approach to Syntactic Relations (1998; with E. Groat, R. Kawashima and H. Kitahara); and co-editor of Working Minimalism (1999; with N. Hornstein).
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0631227326   (344 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Rhyme and Reason: An Introduction to Minimalist Syntax   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The role of the linguist is to present the fundamentals of the minimalist program of contemporary generative grammar.
Still, if you are looking for a true introduction, I would go with Webelhuth's Government and Binding and the Minimalist Program, which gives a balanced introduction to both views of syntax.
If you are looking for a lighter (but perhaps less satisfying) read, turn to Steven Pinker's the 'Language Instinct.' But better yet, to even out the picture, include a non-Chomskyan account of language in your syllabus.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0262710080   (777 words)

 Powell's Books - Current Studies in Linguistics #28: The Minimalist Program by Noam Chomsky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Minimalist Program consists of four recent essays that attempt to situate linguistic theory in the broader cognitive sciences.
In these essays the minimalist approach to linguistic theory is formulated and progressively developed.
In the essays, the minimalist approach to linguistic theory is formulated and progressively developed.
www.powells.com /cgi-bin/biblio?isbn=0262531283   (207 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Music: Minimalist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This smart collection of pieces by some of the leading minimalist composers is a great introduction to the works of Adams, Glass, Reich and Heath.
As we move on to the 'Mozart' of the Minimalists.
If you think you are new to Minimalist composers, then think again.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000002SRY   (602 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Minimalist Interiors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The growing popularity of minimalism in interior design is documented in this impressive survey of the best recent work of the genre created by leading international designers.
While concentrating on private interiors, the book includes an excellent summary of minimalist concepts and their impact on fashion, architecture, dance, music, and other creative fields, reaching well beyond minimalism's original orbit when the term was first defined by a small group of New York artists in the 1960s.
Minimalist interior is quite good coposition and clear photo and well explained.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0823066363?v=glance   (636 words)

 Arizona Minimalist Syntax Archives
The Arizona Minimalist Syntax Archives (AMSA) exists to facilitate the exchange of research results, following the precedent of the vast scientific archives at xxx.lanl.gov, the Rutger's Optimality Archive, and the LFG and HPSG archives.
The Archive is open to any and all who want to make their work in or on minimalist syntactic theory freely available to the research community.
The Arizona Minimalist Syntax Archive has the right to refuse posting to, or to remove from the archive, any paper which is deemed not relevant to the above-stated goals, or which is deemed to violate normal academic standards of discourse.
minimalism.linguistics.arizona.edu /AMSA/archives.html   (1754 words)

 Minimalist Architecture
"Leaving aside present-day misuse and the inflation of the term, Minimalist architecture represents one of the most significant contributions to a review of a discipline, and an attempt to endow it with new foundations, and a way of life."
Instead Minimalism is not only art or architecture, actually is is an idea that does not elude existence.
Buy a book at Amazon.com through arcspace, and a small portion of the proceeds from your purchase will go to support our efforts to keep you informed.
www.arcspace.com /books/Minimalist_Architecture   (371 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Minimalist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is one of the better cds with minimalist music that I have hears, and much of that is due to the inspired job done by the London Concert Orchestra under Christopher Warren-Green.
The intensity with which the group takes on all of these pieces is palpable throughout the disc, especially during the "Shaker Loops," one of Adams' crowning achievements (in my humble opinion), and raises the level of tension and excitement to new heights.
Surprisingly (or perhaps not) tiny compilation of minimalist pieces, including the over-used 'Facades' by Philip Glass, and the lengthy 'Shaker Loops' by John Adams.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002SRY?v=glance   (984 words)

 minimalist | copyright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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minimalist.com /copyright.html   (304 words)

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