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1 Looking at Art in a New Way
Non-Objective Art Looking at Art in a New Way FOLD A MINI BOOK Cover: CREATIVE title and design Page 1. Non-objective art is Page 2. Three non-objective artists Pages 3-5 What makes each artist different (explain characteristics of their artwork) Page 6. Emphasis is… Page 7. You can show emphasis through these five ways: AND your first and last name

2 Q. Which Piece is Non-Objective Art?

3 A. All of them. What is non-objective art? Is it Abstract Art?
Oceanic Tendencies by Shawn McNulty

4 What is Non-Objective Art?
Art that is not representational, containing no recognized figures or objects. Art whose subject matter does not resemble an object. Non-objective art ranges between Abstract Expressionist artists to Minimalists or Op-artists.

5 Is it Abstract Art? A work of art created to NOT represent anything realistic is called Non-objective. A non-objective work is not only abstract, it is made up of some of the Elements of Art without giving any importance to the subject. Abstract art is using a realistic object and transforming its appearance.

6 Who are the non-objective artists?
Wassily Kandinsky Piet Mondrian Jackson Pollock

7 Wassily Kandinsky As one of the first explorers of the principles of nonrepresentational or “pure” abstraction Created the first totally abstract work in modern art Composition VI

8 Wassily Kandinsky Theorist and Teacher
Became more geometric later in his career Review: what is “geometric?” Composition VIII Composition IX

9 Broadway Boogie Woogie
Piet Mondrian Abstract Style based on form and color. Horizontal and Vertical lines forming rectangles Broadway Boogie Woogie

10 Composition with Color Areas
Piet Mondrian Cubist Influence Jazz Rhythms Founded the De Stijl Composition with Color Areas

11 Piet Mondrian Composition A: Composition with Black, Red, Gray, Yellow and Blue 192 Composition No. II Blanc Juane

12 Jackson Pollock 1912-1957 Surrealism Influence Picasso Influence
Untitled Convergence

13 Jackson Pollock Developed own technique Large Scale
Spontaneous and energetic

14 Jackson Pollock Blue Poles: Number II Full Fathom Five
Shimmer Substance

15 to accent the appearance, to underline, to put in bold, make something more significant or important. Creating a focal point

16 Emphasis Principle of design “Center of Interest” Focal Point
Dominance and Influence Contrast, Isolation, Location, Convergence and Unusualness

17 To show emphasis change…
Size Shape Contrast Color Weight (isolation)

18 Project Guidelines Create a non-objective piece of art
Remember to paint thinking about emphasis Use one color theme (ex. Primary, secondary, warm, cool, monochromatic) Cut into pieces of different widths Reassemble to show emphasis on an specific area of the sculpture Start here

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