THE PAST AND THE FUTURE OF ABSTRACT ART

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THE PAST AND THE FUTURE OF ABSTRACT ART
International Symposium, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Gonghong Huang
PAINTING WITHOUT TITLE AND
AUTONOMY OF ART WORKS

The mainstream Western tradition of painting understands the closed two-dimensional surface of painting as a window through which an external image is depicted. The discourse about painting is directed towards the external world. Painting is narrowly understood as an art of reproduction and imitation. The basic approach is to construct an existing and presupposed illusory three-dimensional space. >>>

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Gonghong Huang
THE PAST AND THE FUTURE OF ABSTRACT ART
International Symposium, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Oleksiy Koval
PAINTING VERSUS IMAGE

In the agony of symbol systems (systems of expression) an image is painting’s most boring and wearing opponent. However, it has consistently been the case that one is mistaken for the other. Perhaps they are not rivals after all, and there is no difference at all between a painting and an image? >>>

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Oleksiy Koval, Gu Zhenqing, Liu Ke, Guo Zuchang
THE PAST AND THE FUTURE OF ABSTRACT ART
International Symposium, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Ke Liu
ABSTRACT PROBLEM OF MOTION

1. Creative Practice
2. Space Practice
3. Educational Practice >>>

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Veronika Wenger
THE DRAWING AND THE LINE

Historically, drawing was not an autonomous medium. Nobody gave much thought as to whether a drawing was abstract or non-abstract, it merely existed to design something or to find a sign for something. Drawing was used for sketching, studying, or preparing a painting. >>>

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Veronika Wenger
THE PAST AND THE FUTURE OF ABSTRACT ART
International Symposium, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Michael Wright / Iemke Van Dijk
ABSTRACT ART

The job of the artist is to really look hard at what is!
To see relationships
To get past Ego self consciousness >>>

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Michael Wright
THE PAST AND THE FUTURE OF ABSTRACT ART
International Symposium, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
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THE PAST AND THE FUTURE OF ABSTRACT ART
International Symposium, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

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