midterm questions - 1 Imagine you are a museum tour and you...

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1.Imagine you are a museum tour and you are responsible for conducting an international tour of foreign visitors and students through a museum exhibit exploring Abstract Expressionism. In your own words, describe how you would define the movement and explain the style and meaning of Abstract Expressionism art. Your essay should be no less than two paragraphs.The Park Bench, 1933, Reginald Marsh 9Directional movement is downward due to the lighting and the faces of the people being downcastContoured lines give the piece its character which can be found in the clothing and posture of the people. The color of this piece is very dim with the shades of black and tones of grey that sit heavy amongst the sporadic sprinkles of white that is used to show facial detail and give definition to clothing, body parts, the park bench, personal items, the street, and the people in the background. The center of interest in this composition is a newspaper held by one of the men on the bench.

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