Non-Representational Art

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Definition

Non-Representational Art refers to artworks that do not represent or depict a person, place, or thing in the natural world. It focuses on the visual aspects of color, form, line, and texture.

History

Background

Non-Representational Art emerged in the early 20th century, closely associated with abstract art movements like Cubism and Abstract Expressionism.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is Non-Representational Art?
    Non-Representational Art is a form of abstract art that does not depict objects from the real world, instead focusing on abstract elements.

  2. How is Non-Representational Art different from Abstract Art?
    While all Non-Representational Art is abstract, not all Abstract Art is non-representational. Abstract art may still reference real-world objects, albeit in a distorted form.