Abstract Expressionism

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Abstract Expressionism  - ∙ the term coined by critic Robert Coates in 1946 to describe  the style of the New York School in comparison to that of Wassily Kandinsky  abstraction  - ∙ a mode of non-representational art based on conceptual or formal  issues and principles instead of the depiction of concrete, objective, perceived reality;  the most important achievement of modernism  antinaturalism  - ∙ any mode of representation that deliberately distorts reality or  observed nature toward expressive or abstracted ends  Artistes Independents, Societe des  - ∙ independent post-Impressionist exhibition  group that exhibited van Gogh's work  Art Nouveau  - ∙ post-Impressionist school of art influenced by pattern, decoration,  Symbolism, and craft  Albert Aurier  - ∙ writer and art critic; friend of van Gogh after he published a favorable  article about his work 
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