About the Art:
Raymond Jonson, Drawing No. 9
, 1957, ink on paper.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Johnson. 1961.003.0002
When we consider abstract art, we tend to imagine nonrepresentational
works, but abstraction applies to all art. Abstractions, after all, are
ideas, and what are works of art themselves but ideas, and distinctly
human interpretations of the world around us?
This exhibit explores the concept of abstraction in the 20th century
through an eclectic grouping of photographs, prints, and even scientific
blueprints, underscoring the depth and variety of the RMAC’s works on