Definition of three terms:

Abject: Abject art is used to describe artworks which explore themes that transgress and threaten our sense of cleanliness.

Surrealism:   A twentieth-century literary, philosophical and artistic movement that explored the workings of the mind, championing the irrational, the poetic and the revolutionary.

Automatism:  It refers to creating art without conscious thought, accessing material from the unconscious mind as part of the creative process.

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  1. Abject- form associated with Material and Object art, and refers to works, which contain abject subjects, materials and substance

    Automatism-is a method ofart-making in which the artistsuppresses conscious control over the making process, allowing the unconscious mind to have great sway

    Avant-Guard-The avant-garde are people or works that are experimental, radical, or unorthodox with respect to art, culture, or society.

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