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A Beginner's Guide to Understanding Abstract Art

Have you ever stood in an art gallery extremely perplexed with the artwork in front of you? Is it a volcano, the evening sky or perhaps a metaphysical character that surpasses human understanding? Did this confusion ever make you doubt your art-interpreting skills? If you have asked yourself any of these questions, you’re not alone. 

Understand art is not only about looking at what is placed in front of you. It is a much more in-depth process to think like the artist, and empathetically understand the creative process from start to finish. Similarly, creating abstract art is more than simply combining a number of colors and arbitrary shapes to categorize it as ‘art.’ This is your guide to finally master the skills and appreciate abstract art in its most authentic way.