The experience of standing in an art gallery in front of a
huge painting covered in various shapes, textures, colors, and ideas, scares a
lot of very intelligent people. No one loves the feeling of thinking they
should know or understand something, that utterly confuses their psyche.
Abstract art can have this very effect on many of its viewers. Often, with no
recognizable shapes, words, or forms; abstract art can stun, and sometimes even
stump, art appreciators. The very essence of art, is creative expression. And if that is so, can
art be considered bad? or good? Wouldn’t it simply be about the authentic
expression of the creator?
Abstract art is the epitome of raw creative expression, and
is often challenging to decipher or label. But simply because we may not
understand completely what the artist was attempting to express, doesn’t mean
we shouldn’t try to embrace the beauty of abstract art and find in it, a
feeling or emotion with which we can relate.
Though abstract art may se…