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    • By: Andrew Stephens and Phil Sutfin
    • 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
    • Influences Nature Emotion Music War Philosophy Science Other art movements such asimpressionism, post-impressionism,fauvism, and cubism
    • 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
    • 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
    • Geometric Abstraction Highly influenced by cubism Believed to be the peak of non-objectiveworks of art Inorganic shapes Some symmetry
    • 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: Color Form Shape
    • 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
    • O’KeeffeHer art was: Emotional Organic An imitation of nature Often monochromaticAnd focused on: Color Form Organic shape
    • 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-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