Biomorphism

I came across the term on Facebook as referenced by German artist Nadine Baldow.

SUPER TOXIC CONTAMINATION – 2016
Earth Gallery Dresden

 

Nadine Baldow's photo.
I find it an interesting representation of colour and ‘organic’ (aka biomorphic) abstraction, creating a visual contradiction with the use of non-organic materials.
The Tate website describes the term as;
Biomorphic forms or images are ones that while abstract nevertheless refer to, or evoke, living forms such as plants and the human body
Biomorphic comes from combining the Greek words ‘bios’, meaning life, and ‘morphe’, meaning form.
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