Example sentences for: abstraction

How can you use “abstraction” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • And the New York School of abstraction, which became predominant after the war, was near its apex, not its end, by the arbitrary cutoff date of 1950.

  • Just as the art world is revving up for the Jackson Pollock extravaganza at the Museum of Modern Art in November, it's good to be reminded just how far along the line of abstraction and monumentality Monet had traveled by the end of his long life.

  • Although this model is simplified, the abstraction may be useful for conceptualizing the nature of functional relationships between families of protein domains.

  • The pictures become increasingly free; they can almost be sequenced as a flipbook as they swing from still life to pure abstraction and from the ground up toward dramatic diagonals in the sky.

  • The story that MoMA's show tells about Léger--his heroic struggle with Cézanne, his escape into abstraction, his flirtation with competing schools of Modernism, his late monumentality--is the same story that MoMA's permanent collection tells, with Picasso as the hero.

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