25-AbExMin

25-AbExMin - SOME TERMS FOR TODAYS CLASS Action Painting...

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SOME TERMS FOR TODAY’S CLASS • Action Painting (pertains to Pollock and De Kooning) Allover or Overall Abstraction (pertains to Pollock) • Gestural painting (pertains to Pollock and especially De Kooning) • Color Field painting (pertains to Rothko) • Hard Edge painting (pertains to Kelly and Stella)
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1942 Group Photo of European Expatriate Artists in New York Front : Matta, Zadkine, Tanguy, Ernst, Chagall, and Léger Back : Breton, Mondrian, Masson, Ozenfant, Lipchitz, Tchelitchev, Seligmann, and Berman
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Jackson Pollock, Autumn Rhythm: Number 30 , 1950
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Pollock, 1950 Kandinsky, 1913 Relationship between Abstract Expressionism and early 20th- century abstract painting
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Pollock, 1950 Masson, 1926 Relationship between Abstract Expressionism and Surrealism
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Woman standing in front of Pollock’s Autumn Rhythm in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Size matters . . .
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Autumn Rhythm Photograph of Pollock at work Action Painting : Term coined by the critic Harold Rosenberg, who thought of the canvas as an arena in which violent and heroic actions were performed by artistic warriors
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Autumn Rhythm and details
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Allover or Overall Abstraction A term applied to the works of Pollock, in which there are no distinct shapes. Rather, his open, interpenetrating lines form an
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25-AbExMin - SOME TERMS FOR TODAYS CLASS Action Painting...

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