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Unformatted text preview: Europeans (e.g., Willem de Kooning, Hans Hofmann, and Arshile Gorky); 2. The term “abstract expressionism” is applied to such a multiplicity of approaches and techniques as to stretch the limits of a unified style. Arshile Gorky, Agony , 1947 Robert Motherwell, The Homely Protestant , 1948 Willem de Kooning, Untitled , 1948-9 Willem de Kooning, Woman I , 1950-2 How then did abstract expressionism become the quintessential “American-type” painting after the war? 3 What characteristics of AbEx did these articles, reviews, photographs, exhibitions, and political broadsides emphasize? Mark Rothko, Number3/No. 13 , 1949 Robert Motherwell, At Five in the Afternoon , 1949...
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- Hans Hofmann Arshile Gorky Robert Motherwell Willem de Kooning Mark Rothko Clement Greenberg Harold Rosenberg, Expressionism Abstract Expressionism