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  • Artists Of Abstract Paintings
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    Almost all artwork in the western world has depicted a subject easily recognizable to the viewer up until the beginning of this century. Art without a recognizable subject matter, known as abstract art, is unique to this period. Abstract art hasnt been analyzed on its own in as much detail as other styles of art more easily defined. Instead it often times gets placed in a more general category called Modernism. This, perhaps, is a result of its diversity. Artists working in the abstract genre do...
  • Relationship Between Abstract Art And Modern Architecture
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    "What about the reality of the everyday world and the reality of painting They are not the same realities. What is this creative thing that you have struggled to get and where did income from What reference or value does it have, outside of the painting itself" Ad Reinhardt, in a group discussion at Studio 35, in 1950. My essay starts with the origin and the birth of this great expression in the twentieth century. This movement not only touched painting, it had an affect on various aspects of ar...
  • Illusionistic Web Abstract Art
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    There are "Three Degrees of Subject Matter", known as representational, abstract, and nonrepresentational. Every piece of art can be classified into one of these. It might be a good idea when referring to a particular painting to state it's Degree of Subject Matter (Johnson). Representational or Naturalistic images in art look much like real images in the world (Gilbert 28). It is similar to a photograph (Johnson). Some artists use images refered to as illusionistic, meaning the images are so na...
  • Greatest Examples Of Abstract Art
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    There are generally two types of paintings- representational and abstract. While representational painting portrays recognizable objects, abstract painting does not look like a particular object. Instead, abstract art is made up of designs, shapes and colors. (web ) The meaning of abstract art is, in its most simplified form, art that relies on the emotions of the artist and the elements of design rather than exact representation. This broad definition allows artists almost unlimited freedom of ...
  • New Art By Rosenberg And Abstract Expressionism
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    On Art Theory As Art Whether it be writers, painters, sculptors, musicians, or photographers, artists all over the world have striven to show people their views of the world, of people, and even of the universe itself. Throughout history the creative urge of man to present to fellow men a different perspective or representation of life-or even the afterlife-has surfaced time and time again in the form of artwork. Sometimes it comes through genius and complexity, full of meaning and symbolism. Ot...
  • Abstract Art
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    Michael Campbell Art History 100 Prof. Sock i 11/30/01 Art and Culture Today This chapter is explained in the title. Staniszewski talks about the arts that resulted after WWII. He starts off by explaining how the utopianism of the early century disappeared after the war. Post war painting was known as Abstract Expressionism. This type of art was claimed by the art historians to be 'the triumph of american painting. ' This type of art was known as something completely new and original. Staniszews...
  • Clear Parallels To The Universalist Spiritual Beliefs
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    Evolving after photography abstract art conveyed all that could not be captured through eye of a camera lens. It abandoned the stultifying constraints of representational art and embraced a new found freedom from conventional concerns and restraints, which allowed for unobstructed expressiveness and an innovative means of communicating emotions. This innovative means of expression which abandoned the representation of any physical form or object, drew clear parallels to the universalist spiritua...
  • Kandinsky's Abstractions
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    Case Study 5 By Ashley Blacker The Evaluation of Wassily Kandinsky Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter, whose exploration of the possibilities of abstraction makes him one of the most important innovators in modern art. Both as an artist and as a theorist he played a pivotal role in the development of abstract art. Born in Moscow, December 4, 1866, Wassily Kandinsky spent his early childhood in Odessa. His parents played the piano and the zither and Kandinsky himself learned the piano and ce...
  • Abstract Art
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    Abstract Expressionism Abstract Expressionism: Abstract Expressionism Essay, Research Paper Abstract Expressionism: Since the World War II the paintings' movement had gathered considerable momentum. The political realities of the time- from 1943 to early 1950's- the War, the Holocaust in Europe, the apparent threat of the world destruction by atomic bomb, the conservative reaction of McCarthyism in United States and even intensified hourly burly of city life-resulted in a movement called Abstrac...

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