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    • Honestly, to understand and interpret art is actually very challenging. In addition, when it’s abstract art I admit that understanding abstract art can be very challenging. Like you can keep staring at them for days and still don’t get a single right thought what the artist is actually trying to convey to us. Abstracts are less immediate and less accessible. Mondrian’s abstract art is the type where he takes his image out of the realm of realism. We still can figure out the theme, but it is very unreal. Our eyes actually never experienced such images in this real world. There are a lot of color schemes, perspective, and proportions. Mondrian’s artwork is abstract and very intellectual. For example, the Grey Tree (1912) is a form of tree, but it’s not the exact same we would see in nature. Mondrian…

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    Abstract art took centre stage and provided novel experience for the viewer. Leading exponent of the movement was Jackson Pollock who used a stick and dripped paint onto the canvas or sometimes splattered it directly from a can to create seemingly random patterns. People found it difficult to understand his works and hence the nick name “Jack the Dripper”. His most important work remains Blue Poles (1952). Other exponents of abstract art were Lee Kransner, wife of Pollock who created Cool…

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    Two of the most unique and influential new art movements of the twentieth century were pop art and abstract expressionism. While they both emerged roughly ten years apart, in the 1950’s and the 1940’s respectively; on the surface they’re two vastly different though, in reality they are more alike than they may seem. Abstract expressionism is what most would think of when they hear the words “abstract art.” When you first look at a work of abstract expressionism there seems to be no…

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    Pop Art versus Abtract Expressionism The Pop Art movement can be considered as a rejection or critique on it’s predecessor Abstract Expressionism. It differs both conceptually, and in its subject matter; and just like most art movements, it borrows and expands on all previous movements, creating its own path and style. While the the one evoked emotion simply with color and very little subject matter, the other veered away from the personal feeling but rather commented on the societal…

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    Wassily Kandinsky? For Wassily Kandinsky, music and color were inextricably tied to one another. So clear was this relationship that Kandinsky associated each note with an exact hue. He once said, “the sound of colors is so definite that it would be hard to find anyone who would express bright yellow with bass notes or dark lake with treble.” 3. How did shape and line compliment his ideas on colour? His works after Murnau with Church II became increasingly abstract in his attempt to express…

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    are different reasons and uses for pieces of art, intended by the artist. Artists use many different colors, textures and techniques to reach their different audiences. Along with materials and objects, space and time period also influence art. No matter what the artist portrays, the audiences perceive it and appreciate it in different ways. Earlier artists created their works to be used but more modernized artists create art to get something noticed or just for beauty. In learning about art I…

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    Abstract Art Case Study

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    1 – In his study of abstract art, David Halle sought to answer multiple questions about abstract art, specifically the ownership and opinions pertaining to it. First, Halle looked at who had abstract art in their homes; determining if the ownership of abstract art indicated social class, he then moved on to more subjective questions such as opinions of abstract art. Halle asked questions about who disliked and liked abstract art for a few different reasons; to learn the specific thinking behind…

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    Folio: ART INSIGHT: ABSOLUTE ABSTRACTION Heading: Creator of Mesmerizing Abstracts Intro: A gifted abstractionist, Ajay Choudhary, an IPS officer, wears many badges of honour; he has showcased his creations in the top art galleries in the world and has won many accolades from art aficionados. Being a self-taught artist, he has given wings to his childhood passion of painting, surprising all with his delft strokes on the canvas. His source d 'inspiration for his paintings is based on experiences…

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    Mr Kandinsky Essay

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    the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, Germany. He is best known for his abstract paintings and was part of the expressionism and abstract art movement in his lifetime. Kandinsky did not, however, just create art. As a young boy, he learned to play the cello and piano, and also wrote poetry. In school, Wassily did not just study art; he also studied law and economics between 1886 and 1892 at the University of Moscow. After his end of studies in 1893, Wassily accepted a position on the law faculty…

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    Luis and has taught painting lessons at The University of Southern California since the age of 33. She has won an artist award for Lifetime Achievement, was subject for an exhibition in Riverside California and received a National Endowment for Artist fellowship. She's not only a painter, but a professor and author as well. In 2011, when she released her painting "Full Bloom", she was set to accomplish abstract nature in it's best forms and that's precisely what she did. Taking a look back at…

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