abstract art

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an abstract genre of art

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Unlike a specific religion or an explicitly religious art, abstract painting is neither concerned with narrative nor connected to specific stories or categorical religious doctrine.
But Lebanese viewers might be pleasantly surprised by Paul Chemaly's abstract paintings now on show at Furn al-Shubbak's Cynthia Nouhra Art Gallery.
What is left is a one-of-a-kind abstract painting that represents that special moment, that can then be stretched and hung on the wall -- a reminder of the love that was shared.
Under the partnership, the museum would also house part of Gandur's collection of 800 artifacts, mainly from ancient Egypt, and 20th century abstract paintings, he told Swiss radio RSR.
Five live in New York, but three of them spent formative time elsewhere that's strongly reflected in their practice (Heilmann, California; von Heyl, Germany; Sillman, Chicago)--but New York, while not the only hub for abstract painting, remains the largest.
On one occasion he invited a number of influential and well-respected art critics to view an exhibition of abstract paintings in a small gallery in London's West End, where they were asked what they thought the artist had in mind when he painted the pictures and what they thought the paintings represented.
Kramer points out that abstract painting has an "inevitably symbiotic relation to representational art" and that the larger question is "the fate of painting itself.
Art is the lie that tells the truth," Picasso once said, articulating how an abstract painting could pack so much passion.
An abstract painting by Damian Hirst in the conference room is whimsical and colorful next to an intense red tile wall.
As the abstract painting enlarges to become the backdrop, dancers in cream-colored costumes seem to swirl from its buttery center with jazzy partnering segueing into a Balanchinesque unison finale.
you come across a piece of art that intrigues you in some way - whether it's a display of feather masks, a bold abstract painting or a pair of hand-carved dragons.
But after taking in the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival he went backpacking in the redwoods of Big Sur and found his calling - photographing landscape at ephemeral moments when natural colors and shapes seem as remarkable as any abstract painting.
As an innovator in this type of abstract painting, Frankenthaler was an influential figure in the development of Color Field painting, a form of abstraction more concerned with color than with the gestural brushwork used by artists such as Pollock.
After discovering abstract painting in art museums that he visited during his international touring with the Brass, Alpert began to paint in the late 1960s and to make sculpture a few years later.
In the 1960s, abstract painting and Pop art parted company.