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    • Abstract Expressionism By Samantha Jameel Abdullah Ayad Alex Theo
    • What is Abstract Expressionism?
      • movement of the mid-20th century , post WWII
      • comprising of diverse styles and techniques
      • emphasizing especially the artist's liberty to convey attitudes and emotions through nontraditional and usually nonrepresentational means.
      • Artist wants you to “feel” their art.
    • Two Types of Abstract Expressionist Art
      • Color Field Painting
      • Action Painting
    • Color Field Painting
      • Color Field painting is characterized mostly by large fields of flat, solid color spread across or stained into the canvas; creating areas of unbroken surface and a flat picture plane. The movement pays less attention to gesture, brushstrokes and action in favor of an overall consistency of form and process.
      Kenneth Noland, Beginning (1958)
    • Color Field Artists
      • Helen Frankenthaler
      • Kenneth Noland
    • Helen Frankenthaler
      • Major pioneer in color field painting.
      • Used “soak and stain” technique
      • Had worked as a cubist previously
      • Changed after seeing drip paintings by Jackson Pollock
    • Mountains and Sea (1952) -Helen Frankenthaler
    • Kenneth Noland
      • Pioneered the concept of hard edge art.
      • Consisted of relating sharply defined shapes to spaces on the canvas.
      • Severe bars in color divides space in a completely different way than action painting.
      • Position of object in painting is crucial to the visual reaction the viewer receives.
    • Bend Sinister (1964) -Kenneth Noland
    • Action Painting
      • Style where paint is spontaneously dribbled, splashed or smeared onto the canvas
      • The resulting work often shows the physical act of painting itself as an essential aspect of the finished work or concern of its artist.
    • The Action Painters!
      • Willem de Kooning
      • Jason Pollock
    • De Kooning
      • Did action paintings as well as sculptures.
      • One of the first abstract expressionists.
      • Less renown for his works than Pollock
    • Seated Woman on a Bench-1972 De Kooning
    • Jackson Pollock
      • Nicknamed “Jack the Dripper”
      • Pioneered the Abstract Expressionism movement.
      • The most famous of all the Abstract expressionists.
      • Specialized in drip paintings, is the face of Abstract Expressionism
      • Influenced by cubism, surrealism, and Kandinsky’s abstractions.
    • Nov. 5, 1948- Jackson Pollock