Unformatted text preview: before, to see the world in new ways, to talk about their inner world, to grapple with large ideas that were universal and utopian. Abstract art is an attempt to analyze and simplify what we see, to pick and choose. But a work can be abstract, like Brancusi's Kiss , and still be representational, while the Mondrian shown at the start of this unit is completely non-representational. Let's try to trace the steps that took us from the impressionist landscapes of the late 19th century to total geometric abstractions of the twentieth....
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- Fall '10
- Abstraction, Abstract object, total geometric abstractions