Unformatted text preview: The term was originally used to describe the work of Kandinsky but was adopted by writers in the Fifties as a way of defining the American movement, although the practitioners, disliking being pigeonholed, preferred the term New York School. The movement was enormously successful both critically and commercially. The result was such that New York came to replace Paris as the centre for contemporary art and the repercussions of this extraordinarily influential movement can still be felt thirty years after its heyday. REPRESENTATIVE ARTISTS: Jackson Pollock Willem de Kooning Franz Kline Robert Motherwell Arshile Gorky Josef Hoffmann Mark Rothko Clyfford Still William Baziotes Adolph Gottlieb Barnett Newman...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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