Geometric Shape Abstract 9
Tina M Wenger
Photograph - Prints Of Photographs
This is a very special abstract creation since it incorporates the three most popular colors in any culture. The white for purity and or absence of all colors; the black for fullness or the presence of all colors; and the red for the guiding light and all encompassing energy that we all possess.
Abstract art uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. Western art had been, from the Renaissance up to the middle of the 19th century, underpinned by the logic of perspective and an attempt to reproduce an illusion of visible reality.
The arts of cultures other than the European had become accessible and showed alternative ways of describing visual experience to the artist. By the end of the 19th century many artists felt a need to create a new kind of art which would encompass the fundamental changes taking place in technology, science and philosophy. The sources from which individual artists drew their theoretical arguments were diverse, and reflected the social and intellectual preoccupations in all areas of Western culture at that time.
April 20th, 2014
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