- Refers to art styles that were a reaction against the traditional European conception of art as the imitation of nature. In the strictest sense, the term refers to 20th-century Western painting, sculpture, or graphic art having subject matter that does not include forms that represent objects from the visible world. For the general concept of art in which natural forms are only simplified or changed in their representation, but not eliminated entirely, use "abstract (general art genre)." For the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances, use "abstraction."
- Pictorial works produced by transferring images by means of a matrix such as a plate, block, or screen, using any of various printing processes. When emphasizing the individual printed image, use "impressions." Avoid the controversial expression "original prints," except in reference to discussions of the expression's use. If prints are neither "reproductive prints" nor "popular prints," use the simple term "prints." With regard to photographs, prefer "photographic prints"; for types of reproductions of technical drawings and documents, see terms found under "reprographic copies."
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Dimensions: 22 x 30 in. (55.88 x 76.2 cm)
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