Abstract may refer to:
- Abstract (law), a summary of a legal document
- Abstract (summary), in scientific publishing
- Abstract art, artistic works that don't attempt to represent reality or concrete subjects
- Abstract object in philosophy
- Abstract structure in mathematics
- Abstract type in computer science
- The property of an abstraction
- Q-Tip (rapper), also known as "The Abstract"
Other articles related to "abstract":
... An abstract method is one with only a signature and no implementation body ... Abstract methods are used to specify interfaces in some computer languages ...
... of late been too much pioneering along too many lines in altogether too much of a hurry." Abstract artist Ben Nicholson joined in 1924, followed by others such as Henry Moore ... In 1935, the group was renamed the Seven and Five Abstract Group ... the Zwemmer Gallery in London they staged the first exhibition of entirely abstract works in Britain ...
... There, she became a devotee of Abstract Expressionism, and studied with two major figures of the movement Hans Hofmann and Robert Motherwell ... distinctive artistic style developed, Drexler's paintings became less strictly abstract and exhibited a synthesis of abstract and representational influences ...
Famous quotes containing the word abstract:
“If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honoured, pursue their trade without further trouble.”
—Wyndham Lewis (18821957)
“Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates.”
—G.C. (Georg Christoph)
“We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.”
—Salvador Dali (19041989)