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Abstract Art Presentation

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Andrea Smith

on 13 December 2012

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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 Balance Composition Dynamics 1941 Spanish Civil War (1937) What is Art...? Painting? Drawing? But then how do you get to Born on December, 16th 1866 in Moscow Sculpting? 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 here here to Cody, Wyoming What state of mind must you been in to create something so abstract? Where do they get their ideas and inspiration from? Education Manual Arts High School Arts Students League of New York "We live in a rainbow of chaos." Paul Cezanne Influences Thomas Benton Jackson Pollock Alcohol Bipolar Disorder Died August 11, 1956 Springs, New York Blue poles A.K.A. Number 11, 1952 1947 1950 ''Drip Period'' 1952 ''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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