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Abstract Showdown

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  1. Carlo Grassini
    Carlo Grassini very abstract
    April 18, 2012 at 12:22 pm
  2. Roy Veneracion
    Roy Veneracion WHEN IT COMES TO ABSTRACTION, I'M NOT INTO DOODLES AND PATTERN MAKING- MORE INTO ALEATORY AND UNCONSCIOUS MARKINGS AND EMOTIONALLY CHARGED GESTURES.
    April 19, 2012 at 1:07 am
  3. Ulrich de Balbian
    Ulrich de Balbian Ok so I'll also leave a comment, but as usual wish to use the opportunity to educate and inform a little -
    How to look at my , or any, work of art -



    from ART STUFF November, 2011

    1. The Formal Framework - Visual analysis - Technique - Style - Symbolism and metaphor.

    2. The Personal Framework - Reflects the artists life - Links to other aspects which may relate to the artists life.

    3. The Cultural Framework - The influences of time and place - Connections to contexts and cultural purp
    April 19, 2012 at 1:54 am
  4. Ulrich de Balbian
    Ulrich de Balbian As Gerhard Richter said - it is all about passion, otherwise painting is mere idiocy.
    Yes, why would grown men and women play with paint alone in a room as if the essence of existence, life, passion, being alive in this universe could be expressed by that socio-cultural practice? While wars, starving millions, life, love pass them by.....?
    April 19, 2012 at 1:57 am
  5. Ulrich de Balbian
    Ulrich de Balbian Now apply this to these paintings and/or my own - see videos of my work at \You Tube or Google my name. Then get on and do your own creation...,

    My art makes the invisible visible.
    Always near/er to the (he)art of Creation,

    but never close enough, yet....

    The human mind treats smaller paintings as if it is looking AT an object or a thing such as a table or chair ,
    but larger works are experienced (like installations) as if one is part of them and participate in them.
    Now that you know thi
    April 19, 2012 at 1:59 am
  6. Dave  Shortland
    Dave Shortland Just because a painting is Abstract,doesn't mean it requires little or no effort to produce.They may,or may not have any meaning,but at least show some creativity in their execution.Too many Abstract paintings are just daubs or wallpaper,and rarely stimulate further investigation.
    April 21, 2012 at 5:55 am
  7. Klaus Fabry
    Klaus Fabry It is amazing what you can accomplish
    if you do not care who gets the credit.

    www.artfabry.com
    www.facebook.com/artfabry
    February 21, 2013 at 3:31 pm
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