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Have you ever come across a painting that is charismatic, but far beyond reality?

Or has that one piece of artwork made you look back again at it and think about the smooth switch of gears by artist more drifting away from realism?

If yes, then you must have seen famous abstract paintings.

What is abstract art: Abstract art is basically a representation of innate feelings and philosophies more through line, shape, form and colour.

Artists who hold prowess in abstract paintings ensures to keep the painting quite open for interpretations.

They never keep a singular meaning for paintings, instead, they make the artwork in such a way that you and me both can be lost deep in it and yet are implying two totally different thoughts.

Yet, none of us is wrong.

That is the essence of an abstract art: the beauty of not specifying any one element of the painting. Like when you declare something beautiful, you are being unintentionally biased to other things.

This is what Indian Artists of Abstract Genre never agree to; tagging something with the label of beautiful and limiting the possibilities that lies ahead.

Let’s first look at the conceptualization that gives birth to this scintillating piece of art style.

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Conceptualization behind the creation of famous abstract art?

The primary idea behind abstractionism and carving an exquisite piece of art is to showcase that the significance of aspects such as texture, shape, colour, form, tone, and composition.

For instance, an image with a lousy drawing of a woman, but with beautiful colours may still be captivating your sense for a dazzling piece of art.

This gives an ideal example of how the formal characteristics of an artwork can actually dominate the representational aspect.

Let’s have a quick glance at two different types of famous abstract paintings that are usually created by the artists:

Curvilinear abstract art-

Famous abstract paintings

It was the artistry of the Celtic artisans who infused new life into the conventional abstract motifs that existed way before Celtic appeared.

The curvilinear art helped these conventional motifs that consist of knots, spirals, and patterns become more eye-catching and exquisite.

The art was lost and re-found in the 19th century during Celtic revival movement and in the 20th century at the Art Nouveau revolution.

This kind of art is known for its infinite patterns idea that was pushed by the Islamic art. Some of the known names in curvilinear abstract art are William Morris and Arthur Mackmurdo.

Colour-related or light-related abstract art-

Famous abstract art

The basic idea behind colour-related or light-related art is to utilize colour in such a manner that the artwork appears to be separated from the reality.

This amazing art style is known to be characterised by a swirl of pigment in each of the artwork made. Eventually, viewers find it extremely tough to distinguish the pigment in the artwork.

This is how this impeccable art style draws more and more art lovers & innovators towards it.

Two eminent masters of this art style are Oscar Claude Monet and Joseph Mallord William Turner.

Around the 1950s another painting style known as Lyrical Abstraction rose up, which seems quite close to colour-related or light-related abstract art.

Wrapping up-

Abstractionism has and will always be revered by art lovers across the globe. There are many more genres of famous abstract paintings that many of us don’t know.

We would certainly be discussing in detail about other types of this art form in our future blogs.

If you know something about this unique and enigmatic art form, do share your viewpoint with us in the comment box given below.