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Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

How it all started

At the tender age of five, I was taught to paint by my mother, painting trees and Australian landscapes — the subject of many precious memories that I cherish. People say do you have training? I studied towards my PhD in physics and have multiple science degrees, but I have never attended a formal art …

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Abstract Expressionism by Estelle Asmodelle

Abstraction in Art

Strictly speaking, the word Abstraction 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.

Abstract Expressionism by Estelle Asmodelle

Hypnagogic Abstraction

In the many discussions of the Hypnagogic Abstraction which have taken place comparatively little attention has been given to hypnagogic phenomena, although they would seem to throw much light on the problems of the dream.

Exploring Abstractionism by Estelle Asmodelle

Exploring Abstractionism

The basic premise of abstraction – incidentally, a key issue of aesthetics – is that the formal qualities of a painting (or sculpture) are just as important (if not more so) than its representational qualities.

Abstractionist by Estelle Asmodelle


The abstractionist painting was born in Russia in the early twentieth century. The precursor of abstraction in painting was Wassily Kandinsky, however, the very notion of abstraction in art, and not only in art accompanied people since forever.

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