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The duo exhibition shows Harmons’ different approaches to abstract painting

Two painters, a husband and a wife, exhibit different explorations of the medium in “Painterly Aesthetics,” now at the Regier Art Gallery in Bethel, through April 7. There will be a reception for the artists and the exhibition on its closing day, Thursday, April 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the gallery of the […]

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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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Take 5: Hideyo Okamura approaches abstract painting like a musician | Berkshires Week

NORTH ADAMS — For Hideyo Okamura, abstract art works the same way as classical music. Neither is intended to represent anything concrete, but both elicit an emotional response through composition – either sound and rhythm, or color and brushstrokes. Okamura, an abstract artist, aims to keep his pieces open to interpretation. “I Was Wondering That […]

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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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American Abstract Painting and the Last * Monet – The Brooklyn Rail

Paris, France) Orangerie Museum April 13 – August 20, 2018 At different times in history, contemporary artists have renewed appreciation for earlier painters or styles. Many examples include the rediscovery of El Greco through the eyes of the German Expressionists, a new enthusiasm for the work of Frans Hals by a number of Impressionist painters, […]

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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 […]