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Perceptual Abstraction


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A broad term sometimes used to embrace several types of abstract art that developed in the 1950s in reaction against Abstract Expressionism, such as Hard-Edge Painting, Minimal art, and Op art. The term indicates a change from expressive and painterly qualities to an emphasis on clarity and precision based on objective perception.

Subjects: Art.


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