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4.43: Video- Wassily Kandinsky, Composition VII, 1913, Abstract Expressionism

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  • Cubism is an important development in freeing painting from traditional representational depiction. The coming decades of painting will be a wealth of exploration of levels of abstraction and focus on how painting uniquely articulates formal aspects like color, line, and the flatness of the two-dimensional pictorial surface.


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