art is about creating work that
encompasses all elements of good art such
as form, composition, color, structure and
balance. The main difference between
representational art and abstract art is
that abstract art does not attempt to
recreate recognizable objects or places.
Instead, the abstract artist invents art
that is unknown and comes from within the
artist's imagination. This may be
expressed by the use of color, shape, and
composition. The source or inspiration may
come from landscape or specific objects.
Or, it may be from an interest in
different materials and structures. The
subject or content of abstract art may be
about creating an atmosphere or building a
structure using geometric or organic
shapes. It may be about exploring color or
about expressing subconscious feelings.
Abstract art is also referred to as