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Abstract Painting


  1. "Abstract Painting" is a painting (oil paint) by Ad Reinhardt, begun in (52 years ago).
    • media: oil paint
  2. "Abstract Painting" is a painting (oil paint) by Ad Reinhardt, begun in and completed in (54 years ago).
    • media: oil paint
  3. "Abstract Painting" is a painting (oil paint) by Ad Reinhardt, begun in (58 years ago).
    • media: oil paint
  4. "Abstract painting" is an artwork by Marcelle Ferron.


  1. "Abstract Painting" is a book by Thomas B. Hess.
  2. "Abstract painting" is a book by Barbara Rose.
    • also known as "Abstract painting: the '90s: December 19, 1991 to January 25, 1992, Andre Emmerich Gallery"

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Google previewUntwisting the Serpent (2000)

Modernism in Music, Literature, and Other Arts by Daniel Albright

For Kandinsky, an abstract painting is a hieroglyph, not legible in the sense that the spectator can reduce it to words, but legible in the sense that the spectator can decode the image kinesthetically, into a set of implied vectors, implied ...

Google previewWake of Art (2013)

Criticism, Philosophy, and the Ends of Taste by Arthur C. Danto, Gregg Horowitz, Tom Huhn, Saul Ostrow

By Greenberg's philosophy, abstract painting is a historical inevitability. Figuration is an excrescence to be discarded by “self-criticism.” ART AFTER ...

Google previewThe Visible and the Invisible in the Interplay between Philosophy, Literature and Reality (2012)

by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

Fóti is completely right, abstract painting is a two-term relation that rigorously suspends (epoche) reference to the world. However, on the side of getting the world back again, the artwork itself has become sublime object as well as sacred ...

Google previewThe Cosmic Landscape (2008)

String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design by Leonard Susskind

That we can see the effects of microscopic quantum phenomena frozen onto the sky like an expanding pointillist abstract painting is an incredible fact. It came as a complete surprise to most physicists, who were used to thinking of the quantum ...

Google previewEsguards Distants (1999)

Estudi General de la Universitat de Valáencia: IVAM Centre Julio González, 29 Abril-27 Juny 1999 by Universidad de Valencia

Despite its seemingly non- historical character, abstract painting is a language of emblematic symbols that have historical origins. For this work, which is about the celebration of the origin of the University of Valencia, 1 chose to refer one of the ...

Google previewThe Questions Dictionary of Art (2010)

by Rob Barnes

Abstract painting can ignore recognisable drawing and illusions of depth. Before the twentieth century, paintings and Sculptures represented and interpreted recognisable things, so a framed painting was rather like looking through a window.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Republic of Korea (2015)

by James E. Hoare

Abstract painting remained important, ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 4: Myth, Manners, and Memory by Charles Reagan Wilson

George Bireline's painting Malcolm's Last Address, for example, was an influential abstract painting exhibited in . It seriously challenged the dominance of realism in regional work and has led to the increased prominence of abstract ...

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I was worried in the '80s that the best abstract painting had become obsessed with materiality, and painterly gestures and materiality were up against the wall. (Frank Stella)
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