Gillian Ayres Abstract Analysis

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Abstract art is also known as non objective art or non representational art, painting, sculpture or graphic art in which the portrayal of things from the visible world plays no part. Abstraction was one of the mostsignificant developments in the story of 20th century arts. It consists largely of elements like form, color, line, tone and texture. It has its origin in 19th century. The period characterized by so vast a body of elaborately representational art produced for the sake of illustrating anecdote also produced a number of painters who examined the mechanism of light and visual perception. It consisted of radical geometric paintings of revolutionary Russia to post war America. British artists created one of the most pioneering and internationally acclaimed abstract art of 20th century. Abstract art did not flourish between the world war I and II. Beset of the totalitarian politics and by art movement placing renewed emphasis on imagery such as surrealism and the society critical realism it received little notice. But after world war II an energetic American school of abstract painting called Abstract Expressionism emerged and had wide influence. …show more content…
He made use of large colors which dominates his painting. There was no use of geometric shapes like square, rectangle, no straight lines. There was only circles which were powerful form in nature.

Gillian Ayres was a young abstract artist. Her paintings was pure celebration of life and life force. Her painting style was very lyrical. She was awarded Japan International Art Promotion Association award in 1963 and in 1975 she was awarded a bursary by the Art Council of Great Britain.

BarbaraHepworth came in 1930s. She made abstract sculptures. She made holes in the sculptures very beautifully. All the sculptures had a hole and she told that she made holes in the sculpture so that she could see the view or the landscape behind the sculpture ans see what is happening behind it. Barbara wanted to capture how human form interacted with the natural

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