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  • Of course some of that time away from the beat is spent filling in Abstraction Forms;

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  • So that in short, Abstraction, as ˜tis a logical Affection of Thought, is the considering one thing without another, not absolutely, but in things that are not really one without the other, nor yet really deniable one of the other.

    Motherly Advice

  • The painting simply entitled "Abstraction" was sold by Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers, which has earned a strong position in the American art auction market, often keeping pace with prices at Christie's and Sotheby's.

    Scarlett Fever

  • Every minute dozens of decisions, large and small, are put to the public vote and the people of the Glitter Band spend much of their time engrossed in politics, employing a form of VR known as Abstraction to talk to one another, or choosing to lose themselves in fantastical reflections of the real world.

    The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds

  • Abstraction, which is in essence the kind of thinking that characterizes primary reflection, is not always bad per se.

    Gabriel (-Honoré) Marcel

  • This is called Abstraction, whereby ideas taken from particular being become general representatives of all of the same kind.

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  • But "Abstraction" turns out to be, if not the Cliffs Notes, the Reader's Digest version of how modern art jettisoned representation.

    Abstract Slant

  • "Abstraction," at the Institut Valencia D'Art Modern, exhibits 54 paintings and sculptures from as many artists, dating from 1913 to the present day.

    Alice Neel's Penetrating Eye

  • Critics and historians have traced his career, his development into a thoroughly mature Abstract painter, and the stages by which he has moved on from one kind of Abstraction to another, showing that he has never been content to stay where he was, but has constantly moved forward to explore new ground

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  • Nachiket Barve presented his collection 'Abstraction' on Day Two of the LFW.

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