Latest Abstract art Stories

2014-07-23 16:24:28

Kandinsky: A Retrospective September 26, 2014-January 4, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Kandinsky: A Retrospective, an exhibition celebrating a lifetime of work by Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) in the Center's Ingram Gallery from September 26, 2014-January 4, 2015. Chronicling four decades of artistic evolution--from early figurative works to exuberant experiments in abstraction and color--this exhibition...

2014-05-14 23:14:43

During the month of May, the Shade Gallery, in the monOrchid complex is exhibiting original abstract artwork by 2 local female artists. The show is entitled "Contrast", in recognition of the artists' differing approach to abstraction. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Many believed and even declared the death of abstraction nearly 40 years ago, but artists like Bela Fidel prove that it is alive and flourishing. “Contrast” is a juxtaposition of the abstract work of Bela...

2014-02-21 12:22:50

MOSCOW, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Art App Inspired By Kandinsky, Steve Reich and Generative Music Russian developer Bubl today announced the launch of their new brand of unique educational apps for children. Their innovative debut app Bubl Draw is a tool that uses music to draw, designed to help develop the artistic perception of shape, color and sound. Bubl is featured on the US App Store as Kids Category in Best New Apps, as well as Best New...

2013-06-27 23:02:20

Florida artist Miles G. Batt Jr. announces exclusive offer for OfferHubb customers. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Miles G Batt Jr. (http://www.milesgbatt2.com/) paints vivid exotic images that grab attention and inspire the senses. Miles’ portfolio of abstract paintings and drawings come from an influence of the Bauhaus artists Klee, Itten and Kandinsky, and other masters as Miro, Matisse and Picasso. In promoting his art nationally, Miles has teamed up with OfferHubb and has...

2012-01-05 08:20:00

The Art Gallery - Sussex County Community College, Jan 23- Feb 27 2012. Opening reception on Friday, January 27, 2012 from 6-8 pm. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Allan Gorman´s most recent collection of paintings explores the intersection between abstraction and realism. In these works, the artist marvels at his subjects -- familiar industrial-age objects. Expanding on his last series of what seemed like realistic portraits of big-rig trucks, Gorman now chooses to bring us in...

2008-11-17 10:22:25

Famous works of abstract art achieve popularity by using shapes that resonate with the neural mechanisms in the brain linked to visual information, a psychologist at the University of Liverpool has discovered. Humans make aesthetic judgments about shapes and forms quickly and easily, preferring certain shapes to others, even in the absence of any narrative. Dr Richard Latto, from the University's Psychology department, has discovered that these shapes resonate with the processing properties...

2007-06-03 03:00:07

By Hughes, Gordon Of all of the movements lucky enough to have been caught in the tangles of Alfred Barr's spider-web chart of modern art (Fig. 1), only one, Orphism-Guillaume Apollinaire's misbegotten term and attempt to unite the post-Cubist abstraction of Robert Delaunay, Marcel Duchamp, Fernand Lger, and Francis Picabia-goes nowhere.1 That the diagrammatic arrow leading from Cubism to Orphism ends in what Barr sees as the sole cul-de-sac in twentieth-century art is surprising given that...

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