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1(37)/2014
doi:10.5277/arc140103

Aleksander Serafin
Architecture towards the abstract art of the 20th century

    Resignation of the classical canons of aesthetics caused that art and thereby architecture follow the new rules. Independently of the different existing trends in art, two mainstreams are featured clearly: the organic and the geometrical. It is the reason why architecture oscillates between both of the influences. Because of those influences, abstract art found its interpretation in the architectural form. It is also worth emphasing the important role of expressionism against the background of changeable architecture.

Key words: architecture, art, abstraction, avant-garde, expressionism

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