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What is the difference between abstract and non-objective art?

What is the difference between abstract and non-objective art?
ABSTRACT art is based on something real, but is depicted in a way that is different than reality

What is the difference between abstract and non-objective art?
ABSTRACT art is based on something real, but is depicted in a way that is different than reality NON-OBJECTIVE art is not based on any real, tangible object or subject, but simply arranges the elements of art in a pleasing/interesting way

Are these paintings abstract, or non-objective?

Believe it or not, these paintings are all from direct observation! They are the paintings by:

GEORGIA O’KEEFFE

Georgia O’Keeffe was most famous for painting natural objects (flowers and animal bones) in extreme, close-up compositions that make them appear to be just beautiful combinations of colors and shapes.

How did O’Keeffe “disguise” her objects? What composition choices did she make that trick us into thinking her work is non-objective?

Knowing that she works from observation, can you guess what this is an abstracted painting of?

The Lawrence Tree, 1929 Knowing that she works from observation, can you guess what this is an abstracted painting of?

What clues do you see that hint that this painting is based on reality?

Can you guess what these items are?

Can you guess what these items are?

Can you guess what these items are?

Can you guess what these items are?

Can you guess what these items are?

Can you guess what these items are?

How might this activity relate to the objects we brought in for homework?