First of all, what is Minimalism? To put it as clear and simple as possible, if you manage to create something by expressing only its essence, without any additional elements, you have made yourself a minimalist work of art. I will distance myself from the article a little, but this concept is actually not that new and while the reasons may vary, people at various times in history tried to remove unnecessary ornaments, art, like anything else, is cyclical.
|Ad Reinhardt - Abstract Painting, No. 6 - 1960/61|
|Stella Frank - The Marriage of Reason and Squalor, II - 1959|
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Poul Webb Art Blog - Ad Reinhardt
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