action painting

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a New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions

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ALLA PRIMA: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Direct Painting (2009; $35), by Al Gury.
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.
Famous artists whose masterpieces are part of the online auction include Fadi Yazigi, the 47-year-old Syrian master whose innovative techniques range from bronze casting to direct painting on furniture to stunning newspaper art, and some of his mesmerising art is still up for auction.