By: Andrew Stephens and Phil Sutfin
Where Does AbstractionismOriginate? Impressionism- picture-like works of artthat show the fleeting of color and light Po...
Influences Nature Emotion Music War Philosophy Science Other art movements such asimpressionism, post-impressionism...
What is Abstractionism? The principles or practice of creatingabstract art An artists minimalization of therepresentatio...
What is Abstractionism? “For me, the province of art and the provinceof nature thus became more and more widelyseparated,...
Geometric Abstraction Highly influenced by cubism Believed to be the peak of non-objectiveworks of art Inorganic shapes...
Non-Geometric Abstraction Influenced by fauvism and post-impressionism Organic shapes More play on emotion levels
KandinskyHis art was: Emotional Non-representational geometric abstraction Non-geometric abstractionAnd focused on: C...
MondrianHis art was: Pure Bright Mathematical Geometric abstraction Non-geometric abstractionAnd focused on: De Stij...
O’KeeffeHer art was: Emotional Organic An imitation of nature Often monochromaticAnd focused on: Color Form Organic...
Kandinsky, Small Pleasures1913
Kandinsky, Composition VII,1913
Kandinsky, Composition VIII,1923
Mondrain, Grey Tree,1911
Mondrain, Tableau No.2/Composition No. VII
Mondrain, Composition A,1923
O’Keefe, Anything,1916
O’Keefe, Black Lines,1916
O’Keefe, Series I-From thePlains,1919
Sources http://www.okeeffemuseum.org/abstraction.html http://emptyeasel.com/2007/04/17/piet-mondrian-the-evolution-of-pu...
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Abstractionism

  1. 1. By: Andrew Stephens and Phil Sutfin
  2. 2. Where Does AbstractionismOriginate? Impressionism- picture-like works of artthat show the fleeting of color and light Post-impressionism- overlapping planesto create shape and symbolic andemotional use of color Fauvism- using color for symbolicpurposes and to express emotion. Alsoshows abstract shape. Cubism- overlapping, reduced geometricshapes
  3. 3. Influences Nature Emotion Music War Philosophy Science Other art movements such asimpressionism, post-impressionism,fauvism, and cubism
  4. 4. What is Abstractionism? The principles or practice of creatingabstract art An artists minimalization of therepresentational meaning in a work ofart Often reducing things down to basicssuch as color and shape
  5. 5. What is Abstractionism? “For me, the province of art and the provinceof nature thus became more and more widelyseparated, until I was able to experience bothas completely independent realms.” –Kandinsky “The emotion of beauty is always obscured bythe appearance of the object. Therefore, theobject must be eliminated from the picture” -Mondrian
  6. 6. Geometric Abstraction Highly influenced by cubism Believed to be the peak of non-objectiveworks of art Inorganic shapes Some symmetry
  7. 7. Non-Geometric Abstraction Influenced by fauvism and post-impressionism Organic shapes More play on emotion levels
  8. 8. KandinskyHis art was: Emotional Non-representational geometric abstraction Non-geometric abstractionAnd focused on: Color Form Shape
  9. 9. MondrianHis art was: Pure Bright Mathematical Geometric abstraction Non-geometric abstractionAnd focused on: De Stijl – geometric shapes that use verticallines and horizontal lines with some primarycolors
  10. 10. O’KeeffeHer art was: Emotional Organic An imitation of nature Often monochromaticAnd focused on: Color Form Organic shape
  11. 11. Kandinsky, Small Pleasures1913
  12. 12. Kandinsky, Composition VII,1913
  13. 13. Kandinsky, Composition VIII,1923
  14. 14. Mondrain, Grey Tree,1911
  15. 15. Mondrain, Tableau No.2/Composition No. VII
  16. 16. Mondrain, Composition A,1923
  17. 17. O’Keefe, Anything,1916
  18. 18. O’Keefe, Black Lines,1916
  19. 19. O’Keefe, Series I-From thePlains,1919
  20. 20. Sources http://www.okeeffemuseum.org/abstraction.html http://emptyeasel.com/2007/04/17/piet-mondrian-the-evolution-of-pure-abstract-paintings/ http://www.radford.edu/rbarris/art428/kandinskysabstraction.html www.dictionary.referance.com www.wisegeek.com www.arthistory.net www.wassilykandinsky.net www.ezinearticles.com www.kasimirmavelich.org www.theartstory.org www.artfactory.com www.florencegriswoldmuseum.org www.ibiblio.org

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