expressionism abstract

No. 5, 1948, Jackson Pollock
Image:No. 5, 1948, Jackson Pollock

Abstract expressionism has many stylistic similarities to the Russian artists of the early twentieth century such as Wassily Kandinsky. Although it is true that spontaneity or the impression of spontaneity characterized many of the abstract expressionists works, most of these paintings involved careful planning, especially since their large size demanded it.

 

 

Boon_oil_on_canvas_painting_by_James_Brooks,_1957,_Tate_Gallery
‘Boon’_oil_on_canvas_painting_by_James_Brooks,_1957,_Tate_Gallery
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~ by ikeil on November 14, 2008.

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