abstract art

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abstract art

An art form that represents ideas (by means of geometric and other designs) instead of natural forms. Compare representational art.
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Noun1.abstract art - an abstract genre of artabstract art - an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation
genre - a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
op art - a style of abstractionism popular in the 1960s; produces dramatic visual effects with colors and contrasts that are difficult for the eye to resolve
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Day-2's grouped show finale was presented by Saria Shakira with a collection inspired by the paintings of Ian Davenport, the English abstract painter.
Dubbed as "Solids and Voids," the artist's latest effort showed how she had transitioned from a budding portraitist in her teens into a confident and unapologetic abstract painter today.
The Black House Gallery was founded by art lover and abstract painter Althea Jones.
Also among the Huddersfield artists are the LFA's newest member Mike Murphy, a former landscape artist from Birkby who now paints portraits; the organisation's youngest member Kate Masterson, an abstract painter from Holmfirth; and Ian Watson, from Lepton, a painter who teaches at Mirfield Free Grammar School.
From about 1960 on, he was noted as an abstract painter influenced by the tradition of Islamic calligraphy and by the American action painting idiom.
The collection features a number of important works by the great artists of the 20th and 21st Centuries, led by Ben Nicholson's March 55 (amethyst) (estimate: PS300,000-500,000), which secured him a position as the leading British abstract painter on the international stage.
01926 645500 DEASIL ART GALLERY, OXFORD STREET, LEAMINGTON: Works by 12 photographers and solo show by abstract painter Stuart Ellis, until October 8.
I currently sell a line of skincare products; I work out weekly at our local YMCA; I am on the board of directors at the YMCA; my husband and I are in charge of publicity for our local art guiId; I am a motivational speaker and I am an abstract painter.
In 1983, Jo Baer announced she was no longer an abstract painter.
BORN PENELOPE Cruz, Spanish actress, 1974, above SADDAM Hussein, Iraqi president, 1937 TERRY PRATCHETT, UK author, 1948 DIED SIR Alf Ramsey, footballer manager, 1999, above FRANCIS Bacon, abstract painter, 1992 TOMMY Newsom, US bandleader, 2007
Starting as an abstract painter, his work has evolved to focus on Palestinian Landscape.
The story of Jack Bush (1909-1977) is that of a mid-century Toronto-based commercial artist turned vanguard abstract painter.