Antonyms of adj nonrepresentational

1 sense of nonrepresentational

Sense 1
nonrepresentational (vs. representational) -- (of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature)

representational (vs. nonrepresentational) -- ((used especially of art) depicting objects, figures,or scenes as seen; "representational art"; "representational images")
        => delineative, depictive -- (depicted in a recognizable manner)
        => eidetic -- (of visual imagery of almost photographic accuracy)
        => figural, figurative -- (consisting of or forming human or animal figures; "a figural design"; "the figurative art of the humanistic tradition"- Herbert Read)
        => mimetic -- (characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesis; "a mimetic dance"; "the mimetic presentation of images")
        => naturalistic, realistic -- (representing what is real; not abstract or ideal; "realistic portraiture"; "a realistic novel"; "in naturalistic colors"; "the school of naturalistic writers")

Similarity of adj nonrepresentational

1 sense of nonrepresentational

Sense 1
nonrepresentational (vs. representational) -- (of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature)
       => abstract, abstractionist, nonfigurative, nonobjective -- (not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting")
       => conventional, formal, schematic -- (represented in simplified or symbolic form)
       => geometric, geometrical -- (characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration; "a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs")
       => hieratic -- (adhering to fixed types or methods; highly restrained and formal; "the more hieratic sculptures leave the viewer curiously unmoved")
       => protogeometric -- (characteristic of the earliest phase of geometric art especially in Greece)
       => semiabstract -- (characterized by stylized but recognizable subject matter)
          Also See-> abstract#1

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