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a New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions

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Tress attacks his works with the gestural vigour of an action painter.
Tuke was not an action painter, and it is too obvious that the figures were arranged in the studio--a problem he never fully overcame.
for an evening of entertainment as French Action Painter Jean Francois translate his passion for great results with a live, high-powered performance creating vibrant works of art.
It was as if Reed were thematizing his own desire to have it both ways, to be both unruly and calculating, action painter and Minimalist.
Work by Iestyn Shaw > Influenced by action painters of the '50s and '60s, the flow of colour and form becomes evocative of movement and energy.
Clients are currently able to choose from 3D street artists, acrobats and contortionists, action painters, calligraphers, drummers, magicians and celebrity look a likes as well as bands - from jazz and Latin to rock -- and dance troupes including African, Broadway, ballet, Bollywood and many more.
Kids are full of life, and as action painters like Jackson Pollock, they should be armed for action.
In his 1952 article "The American Action Painters," Harold Rosenberg described the canvas of American action painters as an "arena in which to act," in the process promoting the artist to the role of pseudo-actor.
Middleton's poems have a tensile, torqued character (his first collection is entitled Torse 3) that, along with his improvisatory methods, have a certain kinship with what Harold Rosenberg called the Action Painters (especially de Kooning, Pollock, Kline).
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