Lin Schmidt

Pyramid Pi, 80 x 80 cm, an abstract encaustic painting by Lin Schmidt Opening, 36 x 36 cm, an abstract encaustic painting by Lin Schmidt To ee, 40 x 40 cm, inspired by a poem of e.e. cummings River Within, 80 x 80 cm, text from a T. S. Eliot poem 2 Dark Squares, 30 x 30 cm Temps - Corbeau Rouge, 80 x 80 cm, an abstract encaustic painting by Lin Schmidt Lin Schmidt often uses writing in her work.

When a painter takes up brushes and applies paint to canvas or any other surface they are already in the domain of abstraction. Figurative painting is an abstraction of the visible world, using elements that we perceive from our surroundings. Purely abstract painting may not have clear references to the physical world, but the references are intrinsecly there, coupled with symbolic thought.

Painting is Abstraction

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