Different Points of View
There is no abstract art. You must
always start with something.
Afterward you can remove all traces of reality. - Pablo Picasso
There is abstract art with the digital medium. You can start with nothing.
(see "The Pixel", http://www.lastplace.com/page241.htm).
Afterward you can add traces of reality.* - Pygoya
* Such as the example of adding to an "abstract" to create an "abstracted landscape," as presented in http://www.lastplace.com/Journal/cerebral_conflict_in_abstract_ar.htm