"Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot physically see with his eyes...Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible, to extract the infinite out of the finite. It is emancipation of the mind. It is an explosion into unknown areas." - Arshile Gorky
Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques is a comprehensive guide to the history, methods, techniques, materials, and study of abstract art. It is illustrated with inspiring examples of work by 20th century and contemporary masters, including, but not limited to, work by:
Pat Adams Lucy Baker Walter Darby Bannard Tom Barron Jim Bohary Stanley Boxer Peter Bradley Ingrid Calame Jane Chartier Gene Davis Paula DeLuccia Kevin Finklea Pat Lipsky Morris Louis Linn Meyers Maggie Michael James Nares Irene Neal Kenneth Noland Lauren Olitski Graham Peacock Larry Poons David Greed Bridget Riley David Row Bill Scott Frank Stella Gary Stephan Barbara Takanaga Richard Timperio Josette Urso Arthur Yanoff
Vicky Perry|Barry Schwabsky
About Vicky Perry
Vicky Perry has exhibited her paintings at La Mama's Gallery and Beulah Land in New York City's East Village and at many galleries and colleges throughout the U.S. She has won many awards for her work in national competitions. Perry lives in Red Hook, New York.
About Barry Schwabsky
Barry Schwabsky, the noted art historian, critic, and poet, wrote the preface. He lives in London and New York.
Abstract Painting by Vicky Perry; Introduction by Barry Schwabsky