Abstractionism (2)

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Abstractionism (2)

  1. 1. ABSTRACTIONISM
  2. 2. <ul><li>The idea that the art comes from colors and geometric shapes rather than an idea </li></ul><ul><li>Influenced by Fauvism, Cubism, and Music </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to change the process of making art from what you see, to the idea behind the art piece </li></ul>
  3. 3. HISTORY <ul><li>Began in early 20 th century and into early WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Started around the time of the Russian Revolution </li></ul>
  4. 4. MAJOR ARTISTS <ul><li>WASSILY KANDINSKY </li></ul><ul><li>PIET MONDRIAN </li></ul><ul><li>KASIMIR MALEVICH </li></ul>On White II, 1923
  5. 5. WASSILY KANDINSKY <ul><li>1866-1944 </li></ul><ul><li>Father of abstract painting </li></ul><ul><li>President of the avant-garde </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ The tone of color, the musical tone and human movement themselves abstracted from their outer meaning, will manifest their inner essence and their own sonority which issues from it” -Kandinsky
  7. 7. Composition VIII , 1923
  8. 8. Accent on Rose , 1926
  9. 9. PIET MONDRIAN <ul><li>1872-1944 </li></ul><ul><li>“ All painting- the painting of the past as well as of the present-shows us that its essential plastic means we are only line and color”-Piet Mondrian </li></ul>
  10. 10. Composition with Yellow, Blue, and Red 1921 Gray Tree, 1912
  11. 11. Broadway Boogie-Woogie, 1942-1943
  12. 12. KASIMIR MALEVICH <ul><li>1878-1935 </li></ul><ul><li>Apart of the Russian avant-garde </li></ul>
  13. 13. “ Only with the disappearance of a habit of mind which sees in pictures little corners of nature, Madonnas and shameless venuses, shall we witness a work of pure living art” -Malevich
  14. 14. Suprematism, 1917 Black Relationship, 1924
  15. 15. Suprematist Composition: White on White, 1918
  16. 16. CRITICS <ul><li>Kandinsky failed to meet his own expectations </li></ul><ul><li>“ his paintings do not achieve his goal of creating nonrepresentational works that would transcend mere decorations through their power to express ideas and emotions” </li></ul><ul><li>People didn’t accept his paintings or recognize it as art </li></ul>

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