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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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