Entry from US English dictionary
Art that does not attempt to represent external reality, but seeks to achieve its effect using shapes, forms, colors, and textures.
- Oshiro Onchi like Kandinsky were creative forerunners of expressionism and abstract art.
- With his frequent exhibitions and trips to the USA Kandinsky helped bringing abstract art to this country.
- He knew that the impact of European abstract art was limited because it was accessible only to a select few.
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Syllabification: ab·stract art
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