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50 Years of Abstract Art by Frank Stella: 90’s – Now

The ’90s: Stella as a 3D artist In the ’90s, Frank Stella has finally reached the edge of conventional painting. We can almost sigh with relief when this bird is finally flying beyond painting’s traditional limits: Frank Stella starts to produce massive metal sculptures that do not have to be hung on the wall any […]

50 Years of Abstract Art by Frank Stella: Late 60’s – ’80s

Abstract artist Frank Stella – the middle years of his career This article follows the article on Stella, the Minimalist’s early fame, and Frank Stella, the artist his is today, will be published later today. There were several phases to his ‘middle’ years, that bridge that transformation within his career. Late ’60/Early ’70s: Stella Introduces […]

50 Years of Abstract Art by Frank Stella: 50’s & 60’s

The American Minimalist Painter, Print-maker and Sculptor Frank Stella will be 73 this Spring, and he still seems to be full of life. “I don’t like to say I have given my life to art. I prefer to say art has given me my life.” artist Frank Stella once said. LEARN MORE ABOUT Black PaintingsRobert […]

Piet Mondrian’s Abstract Art

Piet Mondrian was an influential Dutch Abstract painter of the first half of the 20th Century. When standing in front of one of Mondrian’s later artwork of the 1920s, you might think that his work is derived from a strict ordering of geometric shapes & lines and a scientific balance of colors. Instead, what is […]

Abstract Art and Its Future

By Devi Sri Precision is not reality, said Henri Mattisse the great artist. Thus the search for exactness begins and authenticity struggles. In art, everything is precise. That explains the genuineness of art in a broad scale. But art need not carry accuracy. The reason- there is no clear-cut rules. The rules in art depends […]

Abstract Art Defined

The article below is really about defining abstract art. It is not an easy definition, however the article does provide an introductory guide to this art genre. The Beauty of an Abstract Painting “Have you ever been to an art museum and looked at an abstract painting? Did you find yourself asking what was this […]

Abstract Art Defined II

Defining abstract art is such a magnetic topic, it seems. This article called simply “Defining Abstract Art” by Lynne Taetzsch (April 07, 2006) is a rather more educated attempt, that nicely contrast with the other article on the same subject on this site. “The term “abstract art” is like the term “modern music” in the […]

Abstract Painting – Art Without Meaning ?

Abstract Painting has meaning, not the borrowed meaning of depicted objects. Rather the important and different meaning of high art from the most creative of pursuits.

Eve Leader, Canadian Artist Extraordinaire

Represented (currently) by Granville Fine Art gallery, Contemporary artist Eve Leader has stood her ground on the Canadian passage of change toward truly innovative art.  Canadian art has been so long synonym with either Aboriginal Art or

Art Basel 41 ~ Art Films

The Art Film program at Art 41 Basel again features a varied program of films by and about artists, screened at the Stadtkino Basel. The nightly program from Tuesday to Friday, curated by film scholar Marc Glöde (Berlin), presents films by artists including Michaela Meise, Guy Ben-Ner, Korpys/Löffler, Sean Snyder, Clemens von Wedemeyer, Ryan Gander, […]