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Abstract art has historically been likened to music in it’s ability to convey emotional or expressive feelings and ideas without reliance upon or reference to recognisable forms already existent in reality.
A visual language of form, colour and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world.
Paul Cézanne put greater emphasis on visual sensation than the depiction of objects.
Wassily Kandinsky, also a musician, was inspired by the possibility of marks and association colour resounding in the soul.