Context & Identity in Contemporary Hungarian Art

Reimagining the near past and constructing local identities. A Fulbright project by Linnea West (2012-13)

Abstract art as higher form of expression

quotesY“That abstract art is a higher form of expression than figurative or narrative has been a conviction of many arts professionals for many decades, which was obliquely reinforced by artists from the Eastern Bloc when they started to produce abstract works  against the canon and political threat of the ruling party.”

-Katalin Timar, Unmistakable Sentences

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This entry was posted on October 5, 2012 by in Quote.
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