Unformatted text preview: general lack of concern for pictorial idealization; the use of vivid but jarringly banal colour harmonies; and a simultaneously tense and playful presentation of objects in a primitivist manner that communicates a sense of inner disturbance, tension, alienation, and ambiguity (hence the term Neo-Expressionist to describe this approach). Among the principal artists of the movement were the Americans Julian Schnabel and David Salle, the Italians Sandro Chia and Francesco Clemente, and the Germans Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. Neo-Expressionism was controversial both in the quality of its art products and in the highly commercialized aspects of its presentation to the art-buying public. REPRESENTATIVE ARTISTS: Julian Schnabel David Salle Francesco Clemente Sandro Chia Anselm Kiefer Georg Baselitz...
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- Fall '10
- David Salle, Julian Schnabel, Anselm Kiefer, Italians Sandro Chia, Francesco Clemente