This is the place to start:
Remember, Pareidolia was only first used
Collected at the bottom are links to some of the best examples on the internet.
Throughout our history,
mankind has recognized replicas in objects.
During that time,
many creatives have come across the curiosity -
giving it their own twist:
complete with new vocabulary
and the most unique techniques and applications.
An Art Movement!
Abstract Extractionism is the study and practice of
the Recognition of an idea, image, scene or other
abstract in Abstraction and the subsequent Extraction
of it, utilizing the Cavazos Method, in part or in whole.
The Cavazos Method™
Begin with an object that will be used for inspiration (Matrix). This can be
anything abstract OR abstracted.
The artist's Recognition can vary from Replica to Abstraction.
Depending on the amount of Extraction that will take place, the artist should
Preserve the Matrix before Extracting the Recognition; keeping in mind the
From sculpting away, to merely pointing it out, the artist coax's
the suggestion from the Matrix.
Exhibition of the Abstract (Matrix) and Extract varies greatly and can be
anything from a simple side-by-side presentation to elaborate viewer
interactivity that reveals the Extraction.
Abstract Extractionism and the Cavazos Method are a Trademark of