Abstract art has come into being as a necessary expression of the feelings and thoughts of our age; it has added new dimensions to creative painting.  – Leonard Brooks


Kings Mill Reservoir, Sutton in Ashfield, UK


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 


Quarry Lane, Mansfield, UK

You can’t look at abstract art without thinking.  Patricia Cole- Ferullo 


Quarry Lane, Mansfield, UK


Abstraction is an esoteric language.- Eric Fischl  

Bucharest, Romania

Abstract art is a fundamental distrust of the theory of reality concocted by the eyes.  Robert Brault 

Vicar Water Country Park, Clipstone, UK

Abstract Art… is part of the constant change and vital searching that energizes every true art.-  Leonard Brooks 

Nottingham, UK

By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.- John Dewey 

Bucharest, Romania

In every landscape should reside jewels of abstract art waiting to be discovered. – Melissa Brown

Nottingham, UK

In the process of making a painting in an abstract way, the painter is in search of a reality. Not one of realistic objects, but of the complete end result. The painting is experienced as a whole, and must evoke in the painter the absolute conviction that this is how it should be and no other way. – Paul Burlin 

Crooked Spire Church, Chesterfield, UK

The abstract nature of reality is the source of beauty.- William DeRaymond 

Pakistan Monument, Islamabad, Pakistan

The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes and, ironically, the more real. – Lucian Freud 

Bucharest, Romania

We commonly call it abstraction, when now it is really nothing more than extrapolation. And yet it goes on.  John Gargano 

Deva, Romania

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