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Abstract Expressionism<br />1946 – 1960 <br />
What is Abstract Expressionism?<br />
1940-1960<br />
"To us, art is an adventure into an unknown world of the imagination which is fancy-free and violently opposed to common s...
Abstract Expressionism is…<br />Spontaneous<br />
Number 28, 1950, Jackson Pollock<br />
Jackson Pollack <br />Drip and Pour<br />
Abstract Expressionism is…<br />The Inner Psyche <br />
Woman, 1950Willem de Kooning<br />
Abstract Expressionism is…<br />Unconventional<br />
Adolph GottliebPink Ground, 1972<br />
Abstract Expressionism is…<br />informal<br />
No. 13 (White, Red, on Yellow), 1958Mark Rothko<br />Rothko said, "I paint big to be intimate." The notion is toward the p...
Abstract Expressionism is…<br />Energetic Gesture<br />
Black Reflections, 1959Franz Kline <br />
Now it’s your turn! <br />
The Artists <br />
Citations <br />http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/abex/hd_abex.htm (Accessed 27 March 2010). <br />
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    1. 1. Abstract Expressionism<br />1946 – 1960 <br />
    2. 2. What is Abstract Expressionism?<br />
    3. 3. 1940-1960<br />
    4. 4. "To us, art is an adventure into an unknown world of the imagination which is fancy-free and violently opposed to common sense. There is no such thing as a good painting about nothing. We assert that the subject is critical." - New York Times (June 1943), Gottlieb, Rothko, and Newman<br />
    5. 5.
    6. 6. Abstract Expressionism is…<br />Spontaneous<br />
    7. 7. Number 28, 1950, Jackson Pollock<br />
    8. 8. Jackson Pollack <br />Drip and Pour<br />
    9. 9. Abstract Expressionism is…<br />The Inner Psyche <br />
    10. 10. Woman, 1950Willem de Kooning<br />
    11. 11. Abstract Expressionism is…<br />Unconventional<br />
    12. 12. Adolph GottliebPink Ground, 1972<br />
    13. 13. Abstract Expressionism is…<br />informal<br />
    14. 14. No. 13 (White, Red, on Yellow), 1958Mark Rothko<br />Rothko said, "I paint big to be intimate." The notion is toward the personal (authentic expression of the individual) rather than the grandiose. <br />
    15. 15. Abstract Expressionism is…<br />Energetic Gesture<br />
    16. 16. Black Reflections, 1959Franz Kline <br />
    17. 17. Now it’s your turn! <br />
    18. 18. The Artists <br />
    19. 19.
    20. 20. Citations <br />http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/abex/hd_abex.htm (Accessed 27 March 2010). <br />
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