artnet Auctions offers a broad range of Abstract Art, including Cubism, Expressionism, Minimalism, and Abstract Expressionism by leaders like Wassily Kandinsky, Jackson Pollock, and Cy Twombly. artnet Auctions achieves important prices for Abstract Art; for example on May 25, 2010, Willem de Kooning's landscape oil painting, Untitled, sold for a record-breaking US$69,001.
Historically, artists strove to reproduce reality, attempting to create accurate representation. But in the mid 19th century, a new visual language developed in which artists used form, color, and line to produce an independent vision. At its most extreme, Abstract Art expresses the experimentation and dynamism of the modern age.
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