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Abstract Expressionists (Artists in Profile)

by Rachel Barnes

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York,
  • Painting, American,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • New York school of art,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • New York (State),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Art - History,
  • General,
  • 20th century,
  • Abstract expressionism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8826902M
    ISBN 101588106446
    ISBN 109781588106445

      Before the rise of Abstract Expressionism in the s, the American art scene was defined by two main currents. made Pollock and the Abstract Expressionists famous. Subsequent articles by Sieberling sought to “make Abstract Expressionists like Mark Rothko, At the end of the barn board exhibit was a book for comments, overseen by a.   Where does New York writer Paul Auster get his ideas from? Don't ask him, he hasn't a clue. What's clear, however, is that his new book, Oracle Night is a .

      The result is a book that will expand and enrich understanding of Abstract Expressionism and shine a well-deserved spotlight on a handful of artists who deserve more visibility and recognition for Author: Terry Hartle. Considering the possibility of a truly proletarian art, the great English literary critic William Empson once wrote, “the reason an English audience can enjoy Russian propagandist films is that the propaganda is too remote to be annoying.' Perhaps this is why American artists and bohemians have so often taken to the political iconography of far-flung regimes, in ways both romantic .

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Abstract Expressionists (Artists in Profile) by Rachel Barnes Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book, while at times a little too scholarly, is an excellent introduction to understanding where abstract expressionism came from and who the major players were. Beginning with the early days of each of the major abstract expressionists and Abstract expressionist painting has had a profound effect on how all art is viewed today/5.

David Anfam's Abstract Expressionism is as good an introduction to 20th century American art as you'll find anywhere. Whether you're a novice or an expert (I'm sort of inbetween) I think you're bound to find this book indispensable.

Despite its concise length Abstract Expressionism manages to cover the subject in depth as well as breadth/5(12).

Throughout, Abstract Expressionists strove to convey emotions and ideas through the making of marks, through forms, textures, shades, and the particular quality of brushstrokes. The movement favored large-scale canvases, and embraced the role of accident or chance/5(22).

Read more about this on Questia. abstract expressionism, movement of abstract painting Abstract Expressionists book emerged in New York City during the mids and attained singular prominence in American art in the following decade; also called action painting and the New York school.

Abstract Expressionist artwork does not generally contain realistic looking images of objects or figures. Instead, in Abstract Expressionist artwork, shapes, colors, and lines combine to create the “image.” Many Abstract Expressionists wanted people to be able to react to the artwork without the interference ofFile Size: KB.

"Abstract Expressionism" was never an ideal label for the movement, which developed in New York in the s and s. It was somehow meant to encompass not only the work of painters who filled their canvases with fields of color and abstract forms, but also those who attacked their canvases with a vigorous gestural expressionism.

Abstract Expressionism, broad movement in American painting that began in the late s and became a dominant trend in Western painting during the s. The most prominent American Abstract Expressionist painters were Jackson Pollock, Willem de. The Abstract Expressionists shared a passionate conviction that they must forge a new beginning for art.

With Europe a postwar shambles, the very concept of modern civilization was thrown into question; this art developed exactly when Americans were absorbing the facts of the atrocities of the Holocaust and the bomb-ings in Japan.

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists is an important contribution to the study of Abstract Expressionism. artists are documented and 86 are featured. If you are like me, a bit tired of the usually featured artists of the New York School(Pollock, Rothko, Tobey, etc.) then you will be pleasantly suprised by the /5.

He was an Abstract Expressionist during the s. His art was considered a reaction to Abstract Expressionism's association with the subconscious, where he reintroduced objectivity/familiar imagery to his work.

In his work, Flag,he presents the representational image of. Landauer argues that they followed a parallel path with the New York Abstract Expressionists to develop a new style of painting.

In the book's preface, she describes some of the differences and similarities between the two groups: San Francisco Abstract Expressionism differs from the New York version in certain respects. Get this from a library.

New York school: abstract expressionists: artists choice by artists: a complete documentation of the New York painting and sculpture annuals, [Marika Herskovic;] -- This book provides a complete documentation of the New York Painting and Sculpture Annuals held initially as the "9th St." Exhibition and continued at the Stable Gallery.

Women of Abstract Expressionism is a necessary chronicle of the biographies, styles, and reception of significant artists whose careers deserve greater attention.

It is, like the exhibition that inspired it, a motivational resource for researchers, educators, and enthusiasts of mid-twentieth century American art. Leja articulates common features and differences among the abstract expressionists and analyzes the extent to which they constituted a movement."—George H.

Roeder, Jr., Journal of American History "[A] balanced, pragmatic approach to the problematics of discussing a 'movement' that demonstrated so much centrifugal force and attracted so much.

Since they helped catapult American art onto the international stage in the 's, the Abstract Expressionists have been the inspiration for one book after another. Women of Abstract Expressionism is a long-overdue survey. Lavishly illustrated with full-color plates emphasizing the expressive freedom of direct gesture and process at the core of the movement, this book features biographies of more than forty artists, offering insight into their lives and work.

The book could have been called "Abstract Expressionism and Its Aftermath," except that the Abstract Expressionists themselves are given relatively curt treatment, as if the author doesn't dare.

This is a review for the “Abstract Expressionism (World of Art)” edition I own several World of Art books. They are a great series to provide you with an overview of the various art genres and this book is no exception. The book has a decent amount of text and mixture of both colour and black & white images/5(12).

Term applied to the work of American Abstract Expressionists such as Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning and, by extension, to the art of their followers at home and abroad during the s.

An alternative but slightly more general term is gestural painting; the other division within Abstract Expressionism was colour field painting. The critic Harold Rosenberg defined action. Get this from a library. Abstract expressionists. [Rachel Barnes] -- Exploring the lives of significant artists and their contemporaries, this text offers a historical overview of the artists' world, showing how much the artists rebelled or conformed to the existing.

Abstract Expressionism is at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao from February 3 – June 4, Although the Abstract Expressionists were friends, colleagues and lovers, each of the artists had their own unique style. this compelling book is the perfect accompaniment to our highly anticipated new exhibition."The Abstract Expressionists": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v.

44, no. 3 (Winter, –) Thaw, Eugene Victor (–) This title is out of print.“It seems to me that the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture.” —Jackson Pollock Abstract Expressionism signaled a new age of American artistic expression in the immediate postwar period (the late s and s).

Though never a formal movement or school.