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Non Objective & Abstract Painting


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Non Objective & Abstract Painting

  1. 1. Non-Objective & Abstract Painting
  2. 2. Wassily Kandinsky <ul><li>Wassily Kandinsky was born in Moscow in 1866, and studied art in Munich. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1909, after a trip to Paris during which he was introduced to the works of the Fauve artists Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Andre Dérain and Maurice de Vlaminck, his paintings became more highly colored and loosely organized. </li></ul><ul><li>Around 1913 he began working on paintings that came to be considered the first totally abstract works in modern art; for they made no reference to or described objects in the physical world. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ladies in Crinolines. Improvisation.
  4. 5. Untitled.
  5. 6. Circles.
  6. 7. Circles.
  7. 8. Several Circles.
  8. 9. Piet Mondrian <ul><li>1872 – 1944, Born in Holland. </li></ul><ul><li>painter who was an important leader in the development of modern abstract art and a major exponent of the Dutch abstract-art movement known as De Stijl (“The Style”). </li></ul><ul><li>In his mature paintings, Mondrian used the simplest combinations of straight lines, right angles, primary colours, and black, white, and gray. </li></ul><ul><li>The resulting works possess an extreme formal purity that embodies the artist’s spiritual belief in a harmonious cosmos. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Tree. And still, Tree. (1912)
  10. 11. Broadway Boogie-Woogie. Composition in Red.
  11. 12. Around 1. Around 2.
  12. 13. Paul Klee <ul><li>A German citizen, Klee was born in Münchenbuchsee, near Bern, Switzerland, on December 18, 1879, and in 1898 moved to Munich, where he studied art at a private school and at the Munich Academy. He grew up in a musical family and was himself a violinist. </li></ul><ul><li>Swiss painter, watercolorist, and etcher, who was one of the most original masters of modern art. Belonging to no specific art movement, he created works known for their fantastic dream images, wit, and imagination. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Harbor.
  14. 15. Viaduct. Highway.
  15. 16. Chess.
  16. 17. Franz Kline <ul><li>1910-1962 </li></ul><ul><li>American Abstract Expressionist painter, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. </li></ul><ul><li>Studied painting in the Art Department, Boston University, 1931-5 and at Heatherley's School in London 1937-8, then settled in New York. </li></ul><ul><li>Began by painting views of New York in the tradition of Sloan and Glackens, and also portraits and seated figures. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of his works from c. 1946 were abstract or had a Cubist structure; began in 1950 to make vigorous large-scale calligraphic abstract paintings in black and white. </li></ul><ul><li>His first one-man exhibition at the Egan Gallery, New York, in 1950 quickly led to his recognition as one of the leading Abstract Expressionists. From 1958 he introduced strong colours into some of his works. Died in New York. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Untitled 2.
  18. 19. Black Reflections.
  19. 20. Untitled, 1959.
  20. 21. Anselm Kiefer <ul><li>Kiefer, Anselm (born 1945), German painter, born in Donaueschingen; 1966 left law studies at Univ. of Freiburg to study at art academies in Freiburg, Karlsruhe, Dusseldorf; </li></ul><ul><li>made huge paintings using symbolic photographic images to deal ironically with 20th-c. German history; developed array of visual symbols commenting on tragic aspects of German history and culture, particularly Nazi period; </li></ul><ul><li>in 1970s painted series of landscapes that capture rutted, somber German countryside; paintings of 1980s acquired physical presence through use of perspective devices and unusual textures; broadened themes to include references to ancient Hebrew and Egyptian history. </li></ul>
  21. 23. Faith, Hope, Love.
  22. 24. Grane.
  23. 25. Aschenblume.
  24. 26. Book.
  25. 27. Jerusalem.