Summary canvas artwork Paintings have been changing into more and more summary in the course of the centuries when abstraction made its last break by means of into the twentieth century. Color area painting (1940-1950s): Another type of abstract expressionism, the colour field painters produced easy compositions made out of huge comfortable-edged areas of colour with no apparent focus of attention, with the goal of producing a meditational response in the viewer.
The poetic, Lyrical Abstraction and the sensuous use of color seen in the work of painters as diverse as Robert Motherwell , Patrick Heron , Kenneth Noland , Sam Francis , Cy Twombly , Richard Diebenkorn , Helen Frankenthaler , Joan Mitchell , among others.
Hard edge portray (Nineteen Sixties): Seen as a subdivision of submit-painterly abstraction this model of hard-edged geometric abstraction reacted to the more gestural forms of summary expressionism by only using monochromatic fields of clean-edged colour which strengthened the flatness of the picture floor.
The heritage of painters like Van Gogh , Cézanne , Gauguin , and Seurat was important for the development of modern art Firstly of the 20th century Henri Matisse and several other young artists including the pre-cubist Georges Braque , André Derain , Raoul Dufy and Maurice de Vlaminck revolutionized the Paris art world with “wild”, multi-coloured, expressive landscapes and determine paintings that the critics referred to as Fauvism Along with his expressive use of shade and his free and imaginative drawing Henri Matisse comes very close to pure abstraction in French Window at Collioure (1914), View of Notre-Dame (1914), and The Yellow Curtain from 1915.
Maurice Denis ‘s assertion of 1890, It ought to be remembered that a picture—before being a conflict-horse, a nude, or an anecdote of some sort—is actually a flat surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order,” summarizes the sensation among the Symbolist and Postimpressionist artists of his time.