Meanings of Abstract Art: Between Nature and Theory

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Traditional art is based on conventions of resemblance between the work and that which it is a representation "of". Abstract art, in contrast, either adopts alternative modes of visual representation or reconfigures mimetic convention. This book explores the relation of abstract art to nature (taking nature in the broadest sense-the world of recognisable objects, creatures, organisms, processes, and states of affairs). Abstract art takes many different forms, but there are shared key structural features centered on two ...

Meanings of Abstract Art: Between Nature and Theory 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138233867

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Meanings of Abstract Art: Between Nature and Theory 2012, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415899932

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