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Abstract expressionism 2011

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    • Abstract Expressionism Nneka Okoli Nicole Coleman Damola Adebiyi
    • What is Abstract Expressionism?
      • An artistic movement of the mid-20 th century comprising diverse styles and techniques and emphasizing especially an artist’s liberty to convey attitudes and emotions through nontraditional and usually nonrepresentational means
      • -Webster’s Dictionary
      • Abstract Expressionism is the art movement that put New York on the map in the art world.
      • Before this movement, American art was not a contender in the art world.
    • Types of Abstract Expressionism
      • -Quick brush strokes
      • “ Splat” paint look
      • Very Popular
      • - Evolved from Surrealism (Bulletism)
      • Focus on large area of color
      • Played with 2-D feeling of depth
      • Evolved from Analytical Cubism
    • Jackson Pollock Robert Motherwell Action Painters
    • Father of Abstract Expressionism
      • Jackson Pollock
      • An action painter
      • Painted on large canvases
      • Preferred to paint on the ground
    • Jackson Pollock
      • Nickname was “Jack the Dripper”
      • Introduced to art by his brother Charles Pollock
      • Studied on New York under Thomas Hart Benton
      • Majorly influenced by Jose Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siquieros
    • Jackson Pollock
      • No. 28, 1950
      • -You can see how the paint is splattered or dripped onto the canvas
      • -Very spontaneous
    • No. 5, 1948
      • By Jackson Pollock
      • Sold for $140 million
      • Great example of Abstract Expressionism,
      • Spontaneous Splattered
    • Robert Motherwell
      • Action Painter and Print maker
      • Toured the country giving speeches about Abstract Expressionism
      • Felt Abstract Expressionism was the process of peeling away the inessential and presenting the necessary
    • Robert Motherwell
      • Diluted his paint with turpentine to create a shadow effect
      • Used dramatic and bright brush strokes
      • Early works were characterized by abstract linear and geometric lines
    • Robert Motherwell
      • Wrote informative essays on abstract expressionism that did not contain criticism on the art, allowing people to learn about the movement
      • Awarded National Medal of Arts in 1989
    • Lyric Suite
      • Motherwell wanted to paint one thousand sheets without interruption
    • Beside the Sea
    • Hans Hoffman Richard Diebenkorn Color Field Painters
    • Hans Hoffman
      • Color Field Painter
      • Influenced by Lee Krasner, Clement Greenberg, Helen Frankenthaler, and Larry Rivers
      • He taught at University of California, Berkeley and a semester at Chouinard Art Institute.
      • Hoffman also open Schools in New York and Provincetown
    • Hans Hofmann
      • “ The Gate”
      • 1960 Oil on Canvas
    • Hans Hofmann
      • “ Self Portrait”
      • Oil Paintings on Canvas
    • Hans Hofmann
      • Push-pull Theory: Describes The plasticity of the three dimensionality translated to two-dimensionality. Shapes,colors,lines,calligraphic squiggles, and use of space always echo the reality found in nature, but its structure rather than its appearance
    • Richard Diebenkorn
      • Color Field Painter
      • Influenced by Matisse, Cezanne, and Picasso
      • Graduated from Stanford University
      • Was a professor at University of Illinois, California School of Fine Arts (now know as San Francisco Art Institute), and UCLA
    • Richard Diebenkorn
      • Berkley no. 57
      • -One of his early paintings
      • -Plays with large pallets of Color and using them to create Depth
    • Richard Diebehkorn
      • Cityscape no. 1
      • *Diebehkorn is know for his landscapes
    • In Summary
      • Jackson Pollock
      • Robert Motherwell
      • - “splatered” paint
      • Hans Hoffman
      • Richard Diebenkorn
      • -Use of large amounts of color to create depth
      *Jackson Pollock is the “Father” of Abstract Expressionism *Abstract Expressionism is the first art movement in America
    • Bibliography
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert-Motherwell http://www.lucidcafe.com//library/96jan/motherwell.html http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/robert-motherwell/about-robert-motherwell/665/ http://www.associatedcontent.com/search.html?content_type=article&q=robert+motherwell&search=Search
      • http://www.hollistaggart.com/artists/biography/robert_motherwell/
      • http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/abstractexpressionism/ http://www.jackson-pollock.com/biography.html
      • http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/abstract_expressionism.html
      • http:// diebenkorn.org/bio/bio.html
      • http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abstract%2Bexpressionism
      • http://www.pbs.org/hanshofmann/for_teachers_lesson_1_001.html
      • http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/76244
      • http://www.hanshofmann.org/biography
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/willem_de_kooings
      • http://www.hanshofmann.net/
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HansHofmann