Abstract paintings are open to personal interpretation. Their lack of concrete form allows the viewer to apply their own meaning to the piece. Abstract paintings use brushstrokes, canvas size, paint texture, and gestural marks to express themselves. It may appear that abstract paintings come about haphazardly, but a combination of painting elements creates a compelling idea. You may even see different painting mediums combined in a piece. Interpreting abstract paintings is an exercise in creativity and discernment. Ideas about a piece can come and go depending on the viewer's emotions or viewing time. Abstract paintings are a way to explore ideas further from our physical reality. They do not attempt to present an accurate reflection of reality.
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