Definition of abstract art in English:

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abstract art

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.
Example sentences
  • 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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