Abstract Art

Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for color, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.
     – Wassily Kandinsky

Check out the videos below to deepen your understanding of where abstract art came from and what is involved in making it.

Where did abstract art come from? Understanding the context of the movement:

Watch 5:39 – 14:45: Fiona Rae, Sonia Delaunay, Colour

Watch 3:33 – 7:13: Jackson Pollock

Georgia O’Keeffe: Abstraction (Whitney Museum of American Art)