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Understanding Abstract Act

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Joshua Wigfall

on 16 March 2013

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Abstract Art Abstract Act History & Artist Here's Some History... Abstract art is a form of modern & post-modern art that focuses on the poweer of each individual work to express composition in a new way. Works in this genre are often non-representational.

Abstract art includes
* Cubism, Neoplasticism & Abstract Expressionism


An example of early abstract artist is Esphyr Slobodkina born in 1914 in the Siberian town of Chelyabinsk,
* Speciality in oil paintings on gessoed masonite
* Created forms using solid colors, including blue, purple, red, brown, grey, white, & black.
* Used simple shapes so the observer sees the importance of lines. Renata Bernal... Kim MacConnel... Stan Gregory... * Born: Tallahassee, Florida on September 22, 1948.

* Education: University of South Florida thereafter moved to NYC

* Major: Painting

* Studio location: Astoria, Queens & Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

* Early works: Linear, graphic qualities of etchings & lithographs

* Later works: Canvas work included the singular relationship
between mark-making, surface considerations & color, coupled witth the artists' graphic, sensual touch. By: Joshua Wigfall Examples Of Abstract Art... Here Are The Artists I Will Talk About... * Born in Munich, Germany in 1937, then moved to NYC at age 13.

* Attended the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art in NY.

* Futhered studies at San Francisco Art Institute, Brown Unversity.

* Major: Lithography & etching

* Studied under: Nathan Oliveira.

* Contributions to the field of abstract art: Ink drawing, woodcuts & abstract expressionist paintings using oil paint on canvas. Renata Bernal Stan Gregory Kim MacConnel * Born in Oklahoma City in 1946

* Best known: For his pattern designs painted on furniture (or 3 dimensional canvases).

* Major contribution in early work: Creative force in the Pattern & Decoration movement.

* Major contribution in later work: Since included furniture as his medium he was allowed to shand freely instead of being stretched across a wooden frame.
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