The term “abstract” art stereotypically applies to art that significantly departs from the actual appearance of things. It is a vague, sliding scale genre. Picasso, for example, thought there was no such thing. Some art critics say all art is abstract, because no art is more than an abridgement of what an artist sees. Nevertheless, […]

The Diptych

  The diptych, triptych, quadtych or or polytych are two, three, four or multiple paintings, that create a distinct work of organized art. The individual works participate in a theme, specific subject matter or, together, as a unified composition. Originally hinged together, in contemporary art, these multiple panel paintings usually hang side-by-side, independently, on a […]