iconophobia

   , iconophobiac, iconophobic
   Iconophobia is fear or anxiety about images (or icons). An iconophobiac is a person who experiences this fear. Iconophobic is the adjectival form. Also see aniconic, censor, degenerate, destroy, fascist aesthetic, fig leaf, gymnophobia, iconoclast, iconology, iconomachy, Islamic art, sacrilege, ugly, vandal, vandalism, and xenophobia.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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