Example sentences for: abstract

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

  • Of course, however wonderfully and sensitively you and I were to write about one abstract painting, there is no denying that to the average reader--even indeed to the committed art aficionado--a two-day debate about Meyer's (or anyone's) use of pink would get a little wearisome.

  • On carrer d’Aragó between Passeig de Gràcia and Rambla de Catalunya is the Fundació Antoni Tàpies, a museum dedicated to the work of Spain’s foremost living artist, the abstract materialist from Catalonia.

  • It is likely that one's taste deteriorates under the continuous barrage of vulgarity: many who today admire the dadaists, cubists, surrealists, hard-edge realists, nonobjective and abstract artists would have reviled them, along with a significant percentage of the population, had they been dalive when their paintings first appeared, just as staid, conservative critics condemned the impressionists and advocates of other nouvelles vagues . Is it that we gradually become accustomed to what we first perceive as trash--as vulgarity--and become inured to it, or that we come to understand and, if not enamored of it, at least tolerate it as a legitimate form of expression?

  • Suddenly, Smith said, the figures at the heart of Christianity weren't abstract theological mouthpieces but flesh-and-blood humans who spoke his language.

  • The second of Nelson's passions was for art, especially the abstract expressionists of New York and Paris.


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