Thursday, August 20, 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015

Abstract Art Video by E. Moo Young - Abstract Journey #2

Abstract Journey #2. A video of quick cuts of Abstract Art paced by original music.
Take a aesthetic journey into an original abstract landscape.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

EMY Abstract Art Video #10. Quick cuts of abstract art with eclectic music.


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"CORRUGATED". Abstract Art on paper.
Mixed media/Collage/Acrylic painting.


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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Experimenting with Automatic Drawing 2001

Experimenting with Automatic Drawing in 2001.
Drawings at random, abstract and fluid.
Let the mind lead the pen. A journey into the unknown.
Automatic Drawing 1-4/100.


Thursday, August 6, 2015

EMY Automatic Drawing #7

EMY Automatic Drawing #8/100. Spontaneous line drawing, a
wandering pen an open mind.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

4 more glimpses in the studio

Abstract art coming into being. 
In the quiet moments, the solitude, 
the trials, the changes, 
the additions, 
the subtractions.
Drawing, painting, pasting.
The obliteration of early images.
Scratches. Scrapings.  Testing.
Experimenting in the solitude.

Glimpses in the studio - sketches and collage

From various diaries. From acute angles. Sketches to be later developed.

Abstract Collage in E.

Abstract collage in E. Mixed media collage on paper. The diary series.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Dinosaurs in Abstract Park. A video fantasy to entice the young to view abstract art. Take a look.
This is no Jurassic Park but an Abstract Park. The dinosaurs have excited their friends...

All paintings are abstract. Some abstract paintings also have pictorial representation or narrative content, but in essence they are first and foremost abstract because we have only paint. 
(Robert Bissett)


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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Glimpses in the studio. Avideo with music.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

"The Art of War" in Abstraction

Abstract Art on paper. "The Art of War. Mixed media/ collage on paper.
The Tao of War, Chapter 14.
What is looked at but unseen is called indistinct.
What is listened to but unheard is called imperceptible.
What is touched but not felt is subtle.


Thursday, July 9, 2015

"Reconstructing Aleppo". Abstract art.

After the ravages of war-like behavior, comes the reconstruction of life, limbs and property.
Mixed media/collage on paper.


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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

E. Moo Young - "Circle of Convenience" Abstract Painting

"Circle of Convenience" by E. Moo Young. Acrylic/mixed media abstract painting
on paper.

Painting, like music, has nothing to do with the reproduction of nature, nor interpretation of intellectual meanings. Whoever is able to feel the beauty of colors and forms has understood non-objective painting. (Hilla Rebay)
Abstract pictures are fictive models, because they make visible a reality that we can neither see nor describe, but whose existence we can postulate. (Gerhard Richter)
The painter can and must abstract from many details in creating his painting. Every good composition is above all a work of abstraction. All good painters know this. But the painter cannot dispense with subjects altogether without his work suffering impoverishment. (Diego Rivera)
A conscious decision to eliminate certain details and include selective bits of personal experiences or perceptual nuances, gives the painting more of a multi-dimension than when it is done directly as a visual recording. This results in a kind of abstraction... and thus avoids the pitfalls of mere decoration. (Wayne Thiebaud)

Friday, March 27, 2015

3 Abstract Art quotes

Interesting Abstract Art Quotes

Abstract art today needs no defense. It has become one of the many ways to paint or carve or model. But it is not yet a kind of art which people like without some study and some sacrifice of prejudice. (Alfred H. Barr Jr.)

If you work with abstract painting for a period of time, you may come to think of it as a melody, a song, a piece of beautiful music. (Judi Betts)

All paintings are abstract. Some abstract paintings also have pictorial representation or narrative content, but in essence they are first and foremost abstract because we have only paint. (Robert Bissett)

Thursday, March 19, 2015

EMY collage in progress #4

19.3.15. Work in progress.
Abstract collage with original drawings.

EMY art from the Diary #3

19.3.15. Work in progress #3. 
Abstract collage with drawings.


EMY Collages from the Diary Series.

19.3.15. Art in Progress #2.
From the Diary Series.
Abstract collage with drawings.


Art in Progress #1 March 19, 2015

From the Diary Series. Mixed media wildly abstract drawing.


Monday, January 26, 2015

"Stretched" acrylic painting

"Stretched" acrylic painting on paper.


"Corrugated" collage abstract painting

"Corrugated" - mixed media/collage on paper.


Friday, January 23, 2015

More notes on Abstract Art - from Dec. 2009

More notes on Abstract Art

Further reading in the history of abstract art revealed the opening up of a new world of possibilities in modern art as the era of representational art dimmed. Also as new scientific discoveries were made, abstract art flourished in a parallel universe. Not representing, in an illustrative way, the discoveries, but an opening up of the mind of the artists.

In "Painting in the 20th Century" Werner Haftmann writes "... abstract painting offered possibilities of expressing in pictorial terms the spontaneous processes which take place within the personality. It also provided the associations and suggestions with which an inner experience of reality could be made visible. This pervasive preoccupation with the possibilities of abstract painting resulted in the fact that each painter undertook for himself a fresh speculative examination of pictorial means and formal processes. Meditation and speculation became for the contemporary painter closely related forces which held his creative work in a state of tension."

He also stated that "The inevitable effect of these reflections was that the painters perceived much more clearly the astonishing correspondences between contemporary intuitive and scientific experiences of the world and nature. The complex structure of matter, the concept of mass as dynamic energy, the concept of the magnetic field, the overlappings of time and space, of the finite and infinite, were now seen by the artist for what they really were: parallel manifestations of a more abstract experience of reality, an experience which was fully active in himself also."

Art, in this new way of thinking exploded all over the western world.

Exiting - digital experiment

"EXITING" abstract digital experiment.
Leaving after a profound religious experience.

"Extricating" - abstract digital art using various elements combined digitally.
Experimenting with previous works, combined in a new way to reveal new insights.

"Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot physically see with his eyes... Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible, to extract the infinite out of the finite. It is the emancipation of the mind. It is an explosion into unknown areas." (Arshile Gorky)


Thursday, January 22, 2015

EMY - mixed media digital fusion

"Variations on a Dream" mixed media digital fusion of pen drawings.