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Expressionism / Abstraction

Year: 1986, 25 mins
Code: GA-MSAExp

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Metropolitan Seminars in Art

Unit 2:
 Defines Expressionism as the distortion of form and color for emotional interpretation. It defines Abstraction as seeking to reduce solid objects to the flat plane surface. Students contrast Mondrian's highly intellectual approach with Kandinsky's emotionalized abstractions.

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