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What do we mean by abstract painting?

Understanding abstract art is a very simple job that requires an open mind and a great imagination. When you look at the table below, what do you see? Swirling shapes, an array of colorful patterns, the path of a flowing river crossing fields of lush vegetation, or maybe you see pure energy and cosmic flow? […]

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Abstract Painting – Acrylic or Oil (Event)

Develop your painting skills through the expression of color and form. Students use processes that build on the formal principles of composition, value, and color, and they learn to take risks that produce paintings that are uniquely their own. The course begins with the creation of an inspiration board that includes classic and contemporary abstract […]

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An exhibition of abstract paintings ponders a natural disaster

Artist Nguyen Ngoc Phuong has opened a “Niệm” (Opinion) exhibition in Hanoi, showcasing his lacquer paintings inspired by historic floods in the central region. Abstract paintings are great; even the smallest measures 1.24 m by 2.44 m. The paintings came to life after Phuong visited the central region in 2018 and 2019 after massive flooding. […]

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Washington Nonprofit Presenting Abstract Painting Exhibit, More

Byrde + the b presents an exhibition of recent abstract paintings by Karen Pepper opening September 11 from 5-7 p.m. Byrde + the b is at 10 Titus Road, Washington. Visit www.byrdeandtheb.com or call 860-619-0422 New Milford Library Presents September Events Here are the September NMPL YA events for students in grades 6-12. Most events […]

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Exuberance: Dialogues in African-American Abstract Painting

Exhibition Celebrates Vibrant Legacy of Abstraction in African-American Painting The works presented collected in several galleries cover 70 years EXUBERANCE: Dialogues in African American Abstract PaintingExhibition dates: Oct. 26–Dec. tenOpening: Tuesday, October 26, 5-7 p.m. (opening speech at 5 p.m.)Public program: Wednesday, November 10, 5 p.m., History and Politics of African-American Painting: In-Person Conversation with […]

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For Gwich’in artist Colleen Firmin Thomas, abstract painting helps “transform the world”

Colleen Firmin Thomas (Photo by Sarah Lewis Photography) Gwich’in artist Colleen Firmin Thomas is from Fort Yukon and is known for her abstract paintings. https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/12_artist_mix_mixdown_1.mp3 In his piece, “Boundaries as Battlelines”, Thomas uses a brush to create vertical stacks of gray and brown. In the grey, porcupine quills and moose fur are placed to delineate […]

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A painter from Hyderabad recreates the Ramayana through an abstract painting technique

A conceptual abstract painter based in Hyderabad, Kandunoori Venkatesh creates works of art based on social causes. He said art is the best way to express feelings. In his recent works, Venkatesh has depicted the Ramayana through an abstract painting technique. Kandunoori Venkatesh is an abstract conceptual painter hailing from Mahabubabad district of Telangana and […]

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Gerhard Richter’s $15 Million Abstract Painting Up for Auction to Become Most Expensive Western Art Sold in Asia | Auctions News | THE VALUE

Sep 09, 2020 | Sea | 21:07 Hong Kong’s autumn sales will begin in just a month and Sotheby’s has finally unveiled the top lot of its evening sale of contemporary art. Leading the sale, Gerhard Richter’s masterpiece Summary Bild (649-2) which was painted in the 1980s. The work will be auctioned at Sotheby’s Contemporary […]

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Two exhibitions of abstract painting worthy of a spotlight

Two exhibitions of abstract paintings by renowned local artists Ed Fraga and Sergio De Giusti are among the victims of the coronavirus lockdown. The two galleries showing their work – the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center for Fraga and the Camille Gallery in Detroit for De Giusti – are now closed, but each will let you […]

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Artist Mariah Dekkenga uses a board game to rethink abstract painting – ARTnews.com

In order to visit Mariah Dekkenga’s current show, “Non-Zero Sum,” at Situations on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, one has to make a series of choices. What time to leave to get there? At the metro station, running to catch the train? Wait for the walk sign at the crosswalk or crosswalk? Say hello to old […]

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What is Abstract Painting and Its Uses – Times Square Chronicles

The other name of visual language is abstract art, therefore painting, this subject also revolves around many other words. But visual expression is the only way to express the world of abstract art and craftsmanship. The other name of visual language is abstract art, therefore painting, this subject also revolves around many other words. But […]

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Photographer uses clear water to create abstract portraits resembling paintings

Slovak photographer Michal Zahornacky creates a surreal atmosphere in his photos, and he does it all behind closed doors. Once again he brought together the realistic and the abstract. In the series he named Curves, he transformed ordinary portraits into stunning abstract photos resembling paintings. And instead of using Photoshop, he just used water and […]

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Steve Joy discovers the mystery, the challenge of abstract painting | Local ways of life

SIOUX CITY – Steve Joy won’t be offended if you stand in front of one of his abstract paintings and the combinations of brightly colored glossy rectangular shapes or reworked portraits of Queen Elizabeth I and Henry VIII don’t speak to you . He says abstract art, which has mystified people for more than a […]

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Ellsworth Kelly, giant of abstract painting, dies at 92 – ARTnews.com

Elsworth Kelly. JACK SHEAR Ellsworth Kelly, who began his influential 70-year career with exciting advances in abstract painting which he would continue to explore and perfect, with rigor and spirit, for decades, died yesterday at the age of 92. Matthew Marks, the dealer who represented the artist in New York, confirmed his death, which was […]

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A Review of ‘Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell’ at Princeton

It’s been over a hundred years since abstraction was embraced in Western painting, and we’re still trying to make sense of it. Despite the rather clunky subtitle and the fact that the exhibit is drawn from a single collection, “Rothko to Richter: Mark-Making in Abstract Painting from the Collection of Preston H. Haskell” offers an […]

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The New Casualists – The Brooklyn Rail

The pioneers of abstraction – the Cubists, the Abstract Expressionists, the Minimalists – emerged from strong and identifiable aesthetic roots and developed their own philosophies. In the competitive maelstrom of 20th century art, these philosophies became dogmas, and the dogmas veritable manifestos. In the new century, many abstract painters say goodbye to all that didactic […]