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Abstract Formalism

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Transcript of Abstract Formalism

Abstract Formalism
His Abstract Work
-Wasilly Kandinsky is a Russian artist
-Abstract Formalism originated from the west in the early 1900's.
Geographical Information
By: Branden Chang
John Avila
Abstract Formalism
-Used simple objects to create a certain look
Materials & Methods Used
Abstract Art. n.d. Web. 2 March 2014. <http://www.abstract-art.com/index.htm>.

Abstract Art. n.d. Web. 2 March 2014. <http://www.stylecube.co.uk/Abstract-Art-Facts.php>.

Abstract Art: A General Guide. n.d. Web. 2 March 2014. <http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/abstract-art.htm#definition>.

Pure Abstraction. n.d. Web. 2 March 2014. <http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/tl/20th/pure-abs.html>.

The Origin of Abstract Art. n.d. Web. 2 March 2014. <http://judithkunzle.com/2012/03/the-origins-of-abstract-art/>.

Understanding Abstract Art. n.d. Web. 2 March 2014. <http://www.harley.com/art/abstract-art/index.html>.


Work Cited
Definition
-Abstract Formalism: A style which eliminates all representational forms from the artwork. The "subject" of the painting became the formal arrangement of the various elements of color and shape.

-It is also called
post-Painterly Abstract.
-This formed as a distinct approach to art, which began to emerge in the 19th and 20th centuries.
-The popularity started here and started growing all around the world

A Well Known Artist
-His own work with abstract art was
one of the very first to appear within the
western world
-Wassily Kandinsky was born on December, 16th , 1866 in Moscow and died in 1896 from a stroke
-Many years passed by before abstract artists could really claim to have achieved mainstream acceptance and academic respect and Wassily was one of the artist

His Abstract Work
"Yellow Red and Blue"
"Heavy Red"
"Merry Structure"
"Circle in a Cirlcle"
"One Center"
"Solid Green"
-An exsample of this is from one of his abstract works of "Yellow Red and Blue"
-Such as the many varieties of shapes which involved bold, primary colors
-Where he creates the head of a man
The Significance of His Work
-pushing new boundaries and leaving complex and abstract paintings for everyone else to enjoy.
- he wanted to show universal human emotions and ideas.
-He viewed himself as a teacher sent from god to share his art for the better of the society
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