Tag: Abstract

Zoom calls inspired a need for abstract art

Colette Moscati's painting of Gostrey Meadow Printed and digital download photos available An artist from Farnham created an aerial view painting of Gostrey Meadow to provide a more interesting background for her Scottish client’s home office Zoom calls. The woman, who used to live in Farnham, commissioned Colette Moscati to make a “statement art piece” as a “talking point” to get the chat flowing ...

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‘Slip Zone’ at the DMA expands our view of what’s important in postwar abstract art

A refreshing and erudite exhibition that puts abstract art front and center is showing at the Dallas Museum of Art.“Slip Zone: A New Look at Postwar Abstraction in the Americas and East Asia” fills the barrel vault and four adjacent quadrant galleries with prime, sometimes excellent, examples of transnational avant-garde art.An ambitious project, this show examines how the style manifested not only within the ...

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Emerging Painter Patrick Alston on How His South Bronx Home Infuses His Abstract Art

This article is part of a series of interviews by Folasade Ologundudu exploring the evolving conversation about abstract art among Black artists across different generations.   At just 30, the art of Patrick Alston is already immediately identifiable, with a signature materiality and use of gestural marks to create dynamic and colorful abstractions. The central themes of his varied body of work are identity, ...

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Louise Fishman’s Drawings an Intimate Lens for her Abstract Paintings – ARTnews.com

“Abstract painting is not easy to write about,” the late artist Louise Fishman once said, expressing both a general truth and a personal concern. Perhaps finding that paper—a medium for verbal as well as visual articulation—was most useful for helping her negotiate this dilemma, Fishman annotated many of her works on paper with all-caps script, an ever-expanding set of diaristic fragments and ideas that ...

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Art Industry News: Chinese Tech Billionaire Jack Ma Has Taken Up Abstract Painting While Hiding From the Government + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, August 23. NEED-TO-READ National Gallery of Art Cancels Genoese Blockbuster – The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., has canceled its highly anticipated exhibition of Genoese art, scheduled to open in September, due ...

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Rosha Yaghmai’s “Afterimages” Abstract Persian Miniatures in Textiles – ARTnews.com

A fireball pops from a dark background suffused with a dismal yellow glow. Below the red-orange orb, vague bluish masses border a deep-violet promontory. As one approaches this image, wavy patterns shimmer like mirages, confounding the eyes and interrupting the visual experience induced by Rosha Yaghmai’s painting, Afterimage, Red Eye, rendered in acrylic and ink on organza and cotton. Yaghmai created each of the ...

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Abstract art group to show in Ventura gallery

JILL SATTLER IMAGE“Ascension” by Jill Sattler is among the Buenaventura Abstract Artist Collective paintings on display at Studio 99 in Ventura. VENTURA — The Buenaventura Abstract Artist Collective, an offshoot of the Buenaventura Art Association, is exhibiting its recent work at Studio 99. The studio is the association’s new gallery, and it’s at 432 N. Ventura Ave., Ventura.  The gallery’s hours are noon to ...

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Abstract Mural by Elian Chali in Yekaterinburg, Russia – StreetArtNews

At the international street art festival STENOGRAFFIA in Yekaterinburg, Argentinian artist Elian Chali painted the wall of the university building using the signature features of his style– basic geometry, abstraction and contrasting color schemes.Elian Chali, an Argentinian author with over 10 years of street art experience, created an art object in Yekaterinburg, the capital of street art in Russia. Mural on 62 Vosmogo Marta Street ...

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Abstract Painter Dies at 82 – ARTnews.com

Louise Fishman, whose stylish paintings synthesized modernist abstraction with her identity as a queer Jewish feminist, died in New York on Monday at 82. A representative for Karma, the New York gallery that represents her, confirmed her death. “The world has lost a formidable painter, activist and friend, whose pursuit of individual freedom and personal expression was her primary motivation as an artist,” Karma ...

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