The chestnut that Expressionists
possess no editing consciousness is thus held in abeyance if not disproved.
also borrowed ideas from other modern art "isms" such as Dadaism and Surrealism.
Murphy's point here is to separate the radical self-involvement of the expressionists
from the quietist, affirmative hermeticism of modernism, but his arguments are episodic and lack the intellectual rigor he displays so admirably elsewhere.
A PAINTING by an expressionist
painter who fled Nazi Germany after Hitler branded the style of art "degenerate" is expected to fetch up to pounds 8 million when it goes under the hammer.
Even today, Pollock's abstract expressionist
masterpieces suggest a dynamic interplay between randomness and precision, anarchic impulse and painstaking process.
The artist's ability to evoke meaning from image was also movingly demon strafed by early twentieth century German Expressionist
films such as The Cabinet of Dr.
As students become familiar with the work of different Expressionists
, they are likely to find some styles that appeal to them more than others.
A major show of German expressionist
painters opened this month at the exhibition space, one of the most comprehensive surveys of the period ever presented in Italy.
By revisiting the sites of her formative struggles, she once more aligned herself with the Abstract Expressionists
, whom she not only considered her peers but whose work remained for her without equal in any period or culture.
My beginning painting class had just completed a traditional "still life" of oranges nestled in a cobalt-blue glass bowl, and was now ready for a little art history about the German Expressionists
She has been labeled variously an impressionist, romanticist, colorist or expressionist
and numbers among her influences Pierre Auguste Renoir, Vasily Kandinsky, Pierre Bonnard - artists whose works range from impressionism to abstractionism - and some of the expressionists
However, it is precisely the taste for lengthy accounts of the careers of such Abstract Expressionists
that has set the wheels of publishing in motion for the present tome.
Imagine a gaggle of Expressionists
, Cubists, Constructivists, Dadaists, Futurists, and early abstractionists coming of age after Pop amid the Pattern and Decoration movement and the rise of appropriation, and you might get a sense of Roy Dowell's twenty-five modestly scaled, untitled, numbered works.
Arshile Gorky has generally been regarded as among the first Abstract Expressionists
, and hence a paradigm-breaking innovator, but his art was deeply rooted in a devotion to the old masters (Cezanne, Picasso, and Miro) that bordered on impersonation and an emphasis on well-rehearsed displays of technical virtuosity.
Second, I was infatuated with the Russian Constructivists and how they developed forms to serve revolutionary politics-abstract designs that projected enthusiasm, progress, affirmation, even joy, as opposed to the abject imagery of, say, the German Expressionists