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Abstractionism pt. 2

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Abstractionism pt. 2

  1. 1. Composition IX Composition X
  2. 2. On White II
  3. 3. Black Circle (1924)
  4. 4. Odessa Port (1938)
  5. 5. Squares With Concentric Rings (1913)
  6. 6. Kasimir Malevich•Malevich in particular washeavily influenced by Cubism•Wanted to make the canvasempty of all symbolic contentand form•To him, this represented anew form of art which madethought the most importantelement•Malevich wished to evoke asort of transcendentalexperience for the viewer Suprematism: Self Portrait in Two Dimensions Kasimir Malevich
  7. 7. Suprematism•Malevich founded the Suprematistmovement•Emphasized the importance ofgeometry and color •Purity of the shape (especially squares and circles) •Color created a sensation of movement within the canvas•He wanted to find the edge of whatcould be considered art •Moving towards totally abstract art •Focus entirely on the idea rather Suprematist Painting, Aeroplane Flying than on form Kasimir Malevich
  8. 8. Suprematist Painting: Eight Red Rectangles Kasimir Malevich
  9. 9. Black Circle Kasimir Malevich
  10. 10. Suprematism Kasimir Malevich
  11. 11. Suprematism Kasimir Malevich
  12. 12. Suprematist Composition: White on White Kasimir Malevich
  13. 13. Supremus 58 Kasimir Malevich
  14. 14. Suprematist Composition Kasimir Malevich
  15. 15. Piet Mondrian • Born March 7, 1872 • Emphasized balance and harmony
  16. 16. • Clutter• Revealing clearest• Spiritual pursuits• Irregular movement of verticals and horizontals
  17. 17. • “ I construct lines and color combinations on a flat surface, in order to express general beauty with the utmost awareness. Nature inspires me, puts me in an emotional state so that an urge comes about to make something.”
  18. 18. Broadway Boogie Woogie
  19. 19. Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow
  20. 20. Composition Number 10
  21. 21. Horizontal Tree
  22. 22. Summary• What is abstractionism?• The three main artists• How much of an impact it made
  23. 23. ABSTRACTIONISMPrinciples or practice of creating abstract artThe perception of the artist

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