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Thesis Presentation

  1. 1. Untitled (A Talk) Bonnie Brown
  2. 2. Art Institute of Chicago Modern Wing
  3. 3. Beach Scene
  4. 4. David Smith Beach Scene 1949, steel
  5. 5. Willem De Kooning Excavation 1950, oil on canvas
  6. 6. Excavation (Details)
  7. 7. Georges Braque Harbor in Normandy 1909, oil on canvas
  8. 8. Jackson Pollock Untitled 1943, oil on canvas
  9. 9. Untitled (Details)
  10. 10. Action Painting Color Field Painting
  11. 11. Jackson Pollock Autumn Rhythm (Number 30) 1950, enamel on canvas Jackson Pollock Full Fathom Five 1947, oil on canvas
  12. 12. Hans Hofmann Spring 1944-45, oil on wood “….what some people call the spatter-and-daub school and I, more politely, have christened abstract Expressionism.” - Robert Coates, 1946
  13. 13. Jackson Pollock Gestural Painting LIFE Magazine
  14. 14. “My work is not influenced by anybody.” -- Clyfford Still “Whatever an artist’s personal feelings are, as soon as an artist fills a certain area on the canvas or circumscribes it, he becomes historical. He acts from or upon other artists.” -- Willem De Kooning
  15. 15. Clyfford Still PH-118 1947, oil on canvas
  16. 16. Mark Rothko No. 61 (Rust and Blue) 1951, oil on canvas
  17. 17. "Full fathom five thy father lies/ Of his bones are coral made/ Those are pearls that were his eyes.“ --The Tempest Jackson Pollock Full Fathom Five 1947, oil on canvas
  18. 18. Jackson Pollock Greyed Rainbow 1953, oil on linen
  19. 19. Excavation Willem De Kooning

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