8 edition of Abstract Expressionism (Movements in Modern Art) found in the catalog.
August 2, 2005
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||80|
Abstract Expressionism was born from the common experience of artists living in s New York. Two World Wars, the Great Depression, atomic devastation and an ensuing Cold War prompted early works reflecting the darkness of these times, and fed into the movement’s concerns with contemplation, expression and freedom. Explore our list of Abstract Expressionism & Art of the s Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.
Get this from a library! Abstract expressionism. [David Anfam] -- Traces the history of Abstract Expressionism, and examines its political implications and . Abstract Expressionism ranks among the movements most closely associated with The Today, Abstract Expressionist paintings appear to be eminent examples of museum art: grand in stature, replete with authoritative majesty. book and in the display it accompanies. For decades, photography has been pre-.
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. Abstract Expressionism is also described as a model for contemporaneous developments in the former Soviet the first book to consider the movement in relation to post–World War II abstraction on four continents, this book brings a fresh .
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This book, while at times Abstract Expressionism book 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.
American Abstract Expressionism of the s: An Illustrated Survey With Artists' Statements, Artwork, and Biographies. David Anfam is author of the now-standard textbook Abstract Expressionism.
Susan Davidson is a senior curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Jeremy Lewison is former director of collections at Tate. Carter Ratcliff is an art critic, writer, and poet, and the author of numerous books on art/5(26). 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).
ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM by art historian Katy Siegel is a well researched overview of the art movement that established New York City as the new international art capital in the s.
The book focuses on the social circumstances that drew the abstract expressionist artists together during the s and early s/5(9). Very nice and short book about Abstract Expressionism.
It focuses on some of the main artists of the movement from throughwhich helps connect with each interpretation and gives an overall idea of the art and the artists, which is rare in a general book/5. The Abstract Expressionist movement has long been bound up in the careers and lifestyles of about twelve white male artists who exhibited in New York in the s.
In this book Ann Eden Gibson reconsiders the history of the movement by investigating other artists—people of color, women, and gays and lesbians—whose versions of abstraction have. Abstract expressionism presented a broad range of stylistic diversity within its largely, though not exclusively, nonrepresentational framework.
For example, the expressive violence and activity in paintings by de Kooning or Pollock marked the opposite end of the pole from the simple, quiescent images of Mark Rothko.
The first collection of writings on the entire history of Abstract Expressionism--a movement that has inspired six decades of heated rhetoric Abstract Expressionism is arguably the most important art movement in postwar America. A seminal book in the history of Abstract Expressionism.
The book that made me go back to school for my MFA. Gorky, Baziotes, Pollock, de Kooning, Hofmann, Still, Rothko, Motherwell, Reinhardt Quite a few colored plates, but not enough.
Very readable text by Irving Sandler/5. Women of Abstract Expressionism by Joan Marter, et. is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in early June.
Craftfully rendered, this book offers a chronology, a brief outline of the East Coast and West Coast schools, an 'exhibition,' and another chronology. It's full-circle, vivid, and comprehensive, yet very much a coffeetable book/5. Abstract expressionism is a post–World War II art movement in American painting, developed in New York in the s.
It was the first specifically American movement to achieve international influence and put New York City at the center of the western art world, a role formerly filled by gh the term "abstract expressionism" was first applied to American art in.
The dominant artistic movement in the s and s, Abstract Expressionism was the first to place New York City at the forefront of international modern art. The associated artists developed greatly varying stylistic approaches, but shared a commitment to an abstract art that powerfully expresses personal convictions and profound human values.
Abstract Expressionism, which arose in part out of Surrealism, dominated painting in the United States in the s. It was better known in Latin America by its French name, Informalism, and it had many Latin American adherents. Book Description: Abstract Expressionism is arguably the most important art movement in postwar America.
Many of its creators and critics became celebrities, participating in heated public debates that were published in newspapers, magazines, and exhibition catalogues. 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.
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Making marks: action painting to color field painting. Discover Abstract Expressionism, the first American avant-garde art movement, by TASCHEN ry: Books > Art. mOvement. Abstract Expressionist artwork generally shows some motion or movement made by the artist in the act of making.
Even artists who did not create their artwork by using big movements or gestures did, in many cases, achieve a sense of implied movement in the finished artwork by the marks made on the 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."This is the definitive book on abstract expressionism, with superb color plates of major works by the protagonists of the movement as well as lesser-known figures, and essays by key scholars.
Working primarily in New York and San Francisco from the s on, a generation of American artists injected a new sense of confidence in painting. Abstract Expressionism spawned many different stylistic tendencies but two particularly prominent sub-categories: action painting, exemplified by de Kooning and Pollock, and color field painting, made most famous by Rothko.
With featured works from 20 key Abstract Expressionist artists, this book introduces the movement which shifted the Brand: Taschen America, LLC.