Recently I have been trying to avoid
The Dutch painter and writer Theo van Doesburg
wanted to escape all influences of
naturalistic or figurative references.
He wrote the following...
"The painting must be entirely built up with
purely plastic elements, namely surfaces and colours.
A pictorial element does not have any meaning beyond itself;
as a consequence, a painting does not have any meaning other than itself"
Theo van Doesburg, co-author of the
Concrete Art Manifesto 1930
My own battle will no doubt continue
as I try to disconnect from reality
and reach absolute clarity in abstract art.
I shall persevere.