Review: 'Painting in Place' flings open conceptual abstraction doors LAND's scruffy and ambitious show at the old Farmers & Merchants Bank downtown reveals the wide world of conceptual abstraction. Before the 1980s, abstract painting typically embraced pure form — gesture or geometry as something self-contained, insulated from outside contamination.
June 14, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
Churchill Downs: Abstraction getting test in Matt Winn LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With just three career starts, Abstraction is the least experienced of the 11 3-year-olds who make up a terrific field for the Grade 3, $100,000 Matt Winn Stakes at Churchill Downs.
June 13, 2013 - Daily Racing Form
Hear Arp Ditch Synths for a Church Organ on 'More (Blues)' Arp, a.k.a. electro composer Alexis Georgopoulos, is leaving synth abstraction behind on his next album. On September 17, Smalltown Supersound will release MORE , a 12-track collection that marks a dramatic shift for the New York-based artist...
June 12, 2013 - Spin
Barack Obama in FOXNews Traveling down the road to self-respect my own white blood would never recede into mere abstraction,Obama wrote. "I was left to wonder what else I would be severing if I left my mother and my grandparents at some uncharted border."
Spencer Tunick in International Herald Tribune I just create shapes and forms with human bodies. It's an abstraction, it's a performance, it's an installation,Tunick said. "So I don't care how many people showed up. All I know is that I filled up my space."
Makoto Fujimura in Houston Chronicle The Bible is full of abstraction,said Fujimura, an elder at a Greenwich Village church he helped start. "Think about this God who created the universe, the heavens and the earth from nothing. In order to have faith you have to reach out to...