"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:
Walter Darby Bannard
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.
Barry Schwabsky, the noted art historian, critic, and poet, wrote the preface. He lives in London and New York.