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The theory and practice of abstract art.

ab·strac′tion·ist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abstractionist - a painter of abstract picturesabstractionist - a painter of abstract pictures  
painter - an artist who paints
suprematist - an artist of the school of suprematism
Adj.1.abstractionist - not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of natureabstractionist - not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting"
nonrepresentational - of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature
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She punishes abstractionists, and will only forgive an induction which is rare and casual.
At the time, he was particularly inspired by Antoni Tapies, and echoes of the famed Catalan abstractionist can be seen in Chisman's muted palette, figurative allusions, and gentle air of mystery.
I have to change in order to stay the same,' said Willem de Kooning, the great American abstractionist of the first generation of the New York School, who has had an early influence on the Filipino abstractionist, Edwin Wilwayco.
No occasion, because it hardly seemed likely that I would ever cross paths with a significant show of work by the Leipzig-born School of Paris abstractionist, he having become little more than a faint whisper in the historical memory.
Top abstractionist Justino 'Tiny' Nuyda will again captivate his followers with 11 stunners at the Arters Orientes booth.
A GENERATION of abstractionists emerged in the 1970s, mostly from the University of the Philippines, spawned by the incalculable inspiration, if not influence, of premier abstractionist Jose Joya, dean of the College of Fine Arts.
Buehler Library permanently houses an unparalleled collection of Chicago Imagist and Abstractionist Art, which explores the vibrant, often outrageous, yet precisely crafted works of Chicago artists between 1950 and the present.
And my youngest brother Julian is also an abstractionist and guitarist.
In 1962, his works were displayed at the famous exhibition of abstractionist painters devoted to the 30th anniversary of the Union of Artists, during which the then Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Nikita Khrushchev, strongly criticised the art of avant-garde artists.
Last spring, I introduced my third-graders to the work of San Diego abstractionist, Santos Orellana.
David Blackburn is not a landscape artist, not an abstractionist in the ordinary sense.
Abstractionist Aesthetics: Artistic Form and Social Critique in African American Culture.