The Rules of Abstraction – Video

Abstract Art has been puzzling and amusing people for quite a while. Learning about the various ideas, reflections, opinions, approaches sometimes just as fun as making abstract art itself! This is a 6 part documentary is definitely an interesting find for anyone with an interest in abstract art.

“Documentary in which painter and critic Matthew Collings charts the rise of abstract art over the last 100 years, whilst trying to answer a set of basic questions that many people have about this often-baffling art form. How do we respond to abstract art when we see it? Is it supposed to be hard or easy? When abstract artists chuck paint about with abandon, what does it mean? Does abstract art stand for something or is it supposed to be understood as just itself?”

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