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What Is Abstract Art?

What Is Abstract Art?

The definition. Abstraction literally means the distancing of an idea from objective referents. That means, in the visual arts, pulling a depiction away from any literal, representational reference points. You can also call abstract art nonrepresentational art. The word abstract simply means to separate or withdraw something from something else. The term can be applied to art that is based on an object, figure or landscape, where forms have been simplified or schematised. It is also applied to art that uses forms, such as…

Nervous? How to Bite the Bullet & Try an Art Class

Remember that warm and fuzzy feeling you used to get as a kid in art class? That playful curiosity you used to have before life took over and told you you needed to be an adult? If you’re keen to reignite that creative spark in a big way or maybe just dabble on your free weekends, we’ve got an art class at Gallery NTK that’s perfect for you. Try your hand at drawing and painting. Life is one gigantic canvas. Go nuts and give…

Becoming an Artist in Later Life

Becoming an Artist in Later Life

In a culture that praises youth, the possibility that you must have “made it” in your 20’s or even 30’s in an inventive way not exclusively is false yet in addition puts an undesirable measure of weight on creatives to perform to the point of fatigue. In addition, it keeps more seasoned creatives from seeking after an aesthetic way by any stretch of the imagination. It tends to be anything but difficult to get sucked into a dim chasm of web correlations with…

Getting Inspired at an Art Gallery

Getting Inspired at an Art Gallery

It’s true that creative inspiration can be found all around us – it’s everywhere. But sometimes, you need to shake up your creative routine and actively seek artistic inspiration. What better place to get imaginative and re-energise your creativity than surrounding yourself by works of art. Art galleries are great places to find creative inspiration. However, you may find yourself so overwhelmed with inspiration that it might be hard to know exactly how to use all the great ideas you soak in. Being…