Abstract Expressionism


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a New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions

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The gallery's extensive inventory includes paintings, drawings, sculpture, and prints by acclaimed artists from significant Post-War movements including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field, Minimalism, Pop Art, and Photorealism.
The first artist shown in the exhibition is Willem de Kooning, representing the heroes of Abstract Expressionism.
Although Abstract Expressionism emerged at a different time than Surrealism--as a postwar phenomenon--and developed in America as opposed to Europe, the two retain multiple kinships in the desire to exercise the artists' inner psyche, to render visible automatic and fleeting gestures, and to portray the various flows, or streams, of consciousness.
Yet Turnbull seemed possessed of a more humanist, egalitarian spirit than the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism (or, for that matter, the post-war British art establishment); certainly he was less given to earnest bluster.
Prior to Roy Lichtenstein's 1962 exhibit in New York City, Abstract Expressionism had been the prevailing art movement in the United States for well over a decade.
of Northampton, UK) explores the role of materiality in Cubism and Abstract Expressionism.
Part of the generation of American artists who emerged after Abstract Expressionism and paved the way for new kinds of painting, he studied in Boston and New York at the height of Abstract Expressionism.
Coming of artistic age in the 1950s, after Abstract Expressionism had already fought its toughest battles, Michael Goldberg charged into gestural abstraction with the ardor of a new recruit in a winning war.
in painting, she wanted to be in New York because it was a center for internationally-acclaimed contemporary modernist art, particularly Abstract Expressionism.
A painter who did Abstract Expressionism decades before it caught on, Monet's work has influenced generations.
Irving Sandler's ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: A REEVALUATION (9781555953119, $45.
From Minimalist to Abstract Expressionism, these artists embody unique approaches to 20th century American art.
Mark Rothko is a founder of Abstract Expressionism and a leading figure in 20th century American art, known for his huge paintings depicting floating rectangles of glowing colors.
Philosophy and the Arts contains such terms as abstract expressionism, classicism, futurism, postcolonial theory, and surrealism.
Rauschenberg, noted as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, is generally credited with bridging mid-century Abstract Expressionism to the more freewheeling Pop Art movement of the 1960s.