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date: 22 October 2019

abstract art 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms
Author(s):

Michael Clarke

A term which can generally be applied to any non-representational art (most *decorative art, for example), but which is more specifically used, from the early 20th century onwards, to describe painting and sculpture which are deliberately non-representational. Implicit to abstract art is the notion that the work of art exists in its own right, and not necessarily as a mirror of reality. The Russian artist ... ...

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