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The Physics Behind Jackson Pollock's Paintings - Tech Times

The Physics Behind Jackson Pollock's Paintings - Tech Times | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“Jackson Pollock was a man before his time: not only did he create an entirely new form of abstract expressionism with his paintings, but his work also shows a strange and innate understanding of physics.”
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George Condo Creates Portraits in Action - New York Times (blog)

George Condo Creates Portraits in Action - New York Times (blog) | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“The artist’s newest work, partially inspired by Willem de Kooning, emphasizes complex layering techniques that obscure the paintings’ subjects.”
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Dislike Abstract Art? Try It Again With a Less-Cluttered Mind - Pacific Standard

Dislike Abstract Art? Try It Again With a Less-Cluttered Mind - Pacific Standard | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“Italian researchers pinpoint a psychological factor that helps determine our reaction to non-representational artworks.”
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The Picasso Museum Reopens in Paris - New York Times

The Picasso Museum Reopens in Paris - New York Times | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“The Picasso Museum in Paris has reopened at more than twice its previous size, but the vast collection is arranged in a choppy, idiosyncratic way.”
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Matisse cut-outs at MoMA: a beguiling tribute to a grand finale - The Guardian

Matisse cut-outs at MoMA: a beguiling tribute to a grand finale - The Guardian | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“The fascinating exhibit first opened in London to massive praise – the New York version is joyous but not as powerful, writes Jason Farago”
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'Zero,' a Look at a Movement, at the Guggenheim - New York Times

'Zero,' a Look at a Movement, at the Guggenheim - New York Times | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“The Guggenheim’s “Zero: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-60s” is an alternately dazzling and thin walk-in history lesson about the three Zero artists of postwar Germany.”
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JAMES BISHOP with Alex Bacon & Barbara Rose - Brooklyn Rail

JAMES BISHOP with Alex Bacon & Barbara Rose - Brooklyn Rail | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“James Bishop met with Alex Bacon and longtime friend Barbara Rose in New York for only the third interview he has given in his over 60-year career.”
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Review: Alma Duncan was an unstoppable artist - Ottawa Citizen

Review: Alma Duncan was an unstoppable artist - Ottawa Citizen | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“There’s a photograph of an artist’s conference held in Kingston in 1941, and it shows the Group of Seven’s A.Y. Jackson seated in the front row. Behind him sits Alma Duncan, still young at 24, her ...”
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Celebrating Constancio Bernardo, foremost abstract artist of the Philippines - GMA News

Celebrating Constancio Bernardo, foremost abstract artist of the Philippines - GMA News | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“Constancio Bernardo (1913-2003) was the incarnate spirit behind abstraction in Philippine painting, a legacy revealed during a visual presentation of his incomparable body of works in suburban Quezon City on September 30 - when his family studied a...”
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Abstract catches the eye, says artist - Agassiz-Harrison Observer

Abstract catches the eye, says artist - Agassiz-Harrison Observer | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“Abstract catches the eye, says artist Agassiz-Harrison Observer “Abstract art allows everyone to have his or her own reaction,” she says.”
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The abstract in modern Indian art - The Asian Age

The abstract in modern Indian art - The Asian Age | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“The abstract in modern Indian art The Asian Age Featuring 350 works by significant practitioners of Indian abstraction, it explores the eventful and unique journey of abstraction in modern Indian art.”
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Marlow Moss: forgotten art maverick - The Guardian

Marlow Moss: forgotten art maverick - The Guardian | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“The Guardian Marlow Moss: forgotten art maverick The Guardian In 1956, the abstract painter Michael Canney, recently made a curator at the Newlyn Art Gallery in Cornwall, was surprised to see a diminutive figure pull up in a pony and trap.”
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Modern art was CIA 'weapon'

Modern art was CIA 'weapon' | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“For decades in art circles it was either a rumour or a joke, but now it is confirmed as a fact.”
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NYC Art Exhibit Showcases Stunning Math-Inspired Paintings - Live Science

NYC Art Exhibit Showcases Stunning Math-Inspired Paintings - Live Science | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“In an art gallery in Lower Manhattan hangs a collection of paintings that any math geek can appreciate.”
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A New Geometry: David Ebony on a Cosmetics King's Cubist Gems at The Met - New York Observer

A New Geometry: David Ebony on a Cosmetics King's Cubist Gems at The Met - New York Observer | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
Cubism shattered the conventions of virtually all art that came before it. Rebelling against the forms of Romanticism, Realism and Symbolism and rejecting the empty sentimentality of late 19th cent...
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From Goya to Ab-Ex in a Series of Brushstrokes - Hyperallergic

From Goya to Ab-Ex in a Series of Brushstrokes - Hyperallergic | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“Dana Saulnier’s ostensibly expressionist canvases at First Street Gallery carry a bravado reminiscent at first glance of mid-century abstraction. Yet they flaunt an obvious distance from their Acti...”
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Philippe Decrauzat: Pour Tout Diviser at Elizabeth Dee (NYC)

Philippe Decrauzat: Pour Tout Diviser at Elizabeth Dee (NYC) | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Dee presents Pour Tout Diviser, an exhibition of work by Swiss artist Philippe Decrauzat, as “a two-sided exhibition in three acts.” The first and second apparently occurred in Madrid and Paris, so New Yorkers experience the show’s conclusion. (There is no indication at the Chelsea gallery of what the European displays were like.)
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Franz Kline: The Forgotten Abstract Expressionist? - Huffington Post

Franz Kline: The Forgotten Abstract Expressionist? - Huffington Post | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“Many people remember Kline because his large-scale zoomed-in gestures resonate at both four feet and hundreds of feet away. This has led to the view that his works are just big black-on-white gestures, akin to big details of a de Kooning....”
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Luminous Abstract Paintings Filled with the Energy of NYC Nightlife

Luminous Abstract Paintings Filled with the Energy of NYC Nightlife | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“ We were excited when New York-based artist Alexandra Pacula contacted us to share information about her first solo show, Luminous Heights, at Gallery Henoch. The collection features rare and stunning cityscape paintings of New York City, with a bit of a twist. The artist beautifully blurs city lights from buildings, street lamps, taxi cabs, and bridges to create an abstract portrayal of the urban environment from various perspectives. In the large scale pieces, graphic squares, lines, and circles merge together in luminous, glowing colors to convey the energetic sensations of New York at night. "I recreate the feeling of dizziness and confusion by letting the paint blur and allowing shapes to dissolve. I suggest motion in order to slow down the scene and capture the fleeting moments, which tend to be forgotten," explains Pacula. "I want the viewer’s eye to travel within my composition and experience a familiar, exhilarating event of an actual nightly excursion." Pacula's solo show is…”
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PHYLLIS TUCHMAN with Joyce Beckenstein - Brooklyn Rail

PHYLLIS TUCHMAN with Joyce Beckenstein - Brooklyn Rail | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“Art historian and critic Phyllis Tuchman orchestrated an exuberant collection of works, many of them seldom seen, for Robert Motherwell: The East Hampton Years, 1944 –1952 on view at Guild Hall in East Hampton through October 13.”
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Seattle Art Museum acquires major artworks: The Wright Collection - The Seattle Times (blog)

Seattle Art Museum acquires major artworks: The Wright Collection - The Seattle Times (blog) | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“ Seattle Times arts writer Michael Upchurch reports: For more than half a century, the art collection of Bagley and Virginia Wright has been one of the privately held – though frequently shared – treasures of the Pacific Northwest.”
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Painting Outside the Lines: New Shows at the Jewish Museum and EFA Project ... - New York Observer

Painting Outside the Lines: New Shows at the Jewish Museum and EFA Project ... - New York Observer | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“The show “From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945 – 1952,” at the Jewish Museum through February 1, makes the case that race, gender and class identity mattered to American postwar abs...”
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Researchers Uncover 39000-Year-Old Abstract Art by Neanderthals - U.S. News & World Report

Researchers Uncover 39000-Year-Old Abstract Art by Neanderthals - U.S. News & World Report | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“NBCNews.com Researchers Uncover 39000-Year-Old Abstract Art by Neanderthals U.S. News & World Report The tic-tac-toe pattern 'demonstrates the Neanderthals' capacity for abstract thought and expression,' researchers say.”
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Investigating form, color, and space - Boston Globe

Investigating form, color, and space - Boston Globe | Abstract Art | Scoop.it
“Boston Globe Investigating form, color, and space Boston Globe When Abstract Expressionism burst into view, Knaths's thriving career hit a speed bump; he was criticized for his European influences.”
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