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Abstract Art Presentation

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Andrea Smith

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Abstract Art
Jackson Pollock
Wassily Kandinsky
Robert Motherwell
Art Print
“To end up with a canvas that is no less beautiful than the empty canvas is to begin with.”
Born 1915
Born 1915
Paul Klee
“If the abstraction, the violence, the humanity was valid in Abstract Expressionism, then it cut out the ground from every other kind of painting.”
At Five in the Afternoon (1949)
Died July 16, 1991
Died July 16, 1991
Spanish Civil War (1937)
What is Art...?
But then how do you get to
Born on December, 16th 1866 in Moscow
Mark Tobey
Red Man–White Man –Black Man -1945
child's fantasy -1964
Tropical Garden-1969
red man-white man-black man-1945
Blue Poles
child's fantasy - 1964
"Problems are an important part of maturing - meet them straight on. Work them out. It's like the chick in the egg. It has to break through the eggshell on its own. That's how it gains its first strength. If you break the shell for the chick, you end up with a puny little runt." (Mark Tobey)
Born Dec 11,1890
Died April 24 ,1976
Red man Black man White man -1945
Child's Fantasy - 1964
Born January 28, 1912
How do you get from
Cody, Wyoming
What state of mind must you been in to create something so abstract?
Where do they get their ideas and inspiration from?
Manual Arts High School
Arts Students League of New York
"We live in a rainbow of chaos." Paul Cezanne
Thomas Benton
Jackson Pollock
Bipolar Disorder
Died August 11, 1956
Springs, New York
Blue poles
A.K.A. Number 11, 1952
''Drip Period''
''look passively and try to receive what the painting has to offer and not bring a subject matter or preconceived idea of what they are to be looking for.''
As a child, he loved the color of nature
He studied
Economics and ethnography
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