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Abstract art insufficient; need full text.

by NumbrOneAunt on October 31, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

this is a play on the meaning of the word "abstract" as a summary of an academic text. it's also an admission that i just do not "get" abstract art. i love the french impressionists, but people like mark rothko leave me thinking, "but what makes that ART?" if anyone wants to give me a new perspective, a different way to think about this, i'll welcome the education.


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