Read the following quotes:
“It [abstract art] should be enjoyed just as music is
enjoyed – after a while you may like it or you may not.”
“There is no abstract art. You must always start with
something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.”
“Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the
unprincipled to the utterly bewildered”
“The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art
As the four quotes above indicate, abstract art has created
many controversial topics about what it is or if it can be termed art. Discuss
Why do you think that many abstract art works are
What is your opinion about abstract art?
Do you agree or disagree with any of the above quotes?
If you had a choice of having a painting from the styles of
Realism, Impressionism, Art Nouveau, Abstract, or Avant-Garde, which style
would you choose and why? Discuss with 2 or more classmates their preference
for art and relate your opinion about your assessment of the particular style.