action painting

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a New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions

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Keen's artistic director Carl Forsman, who revived Howe's Museum in 2002 (in a production she considered "impeccable"), will direct Painting Churches, which runs through April 7 at the Clurman Theatre, with John Cunningham, Kathleen Chalfant and Kate Turnbull comprising the cast.
Here we are going to follow the direct painting technique.
Alla prima; a contemporary guide to traditional direct painting.
The success of direct painting and thin laminating of profiled medium density fiberboard (MDF) is dependent upon the smoothness of surfaces and profiled areas.
Not only do they owe a great deal to the French tradition of direct painting (Monet, Vuillard, Matisse), but their painted frames and interior frames are indebted to such sources as Seurat and Diebenkorn.