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  • PRECLUDED BY ABSTRACT ART, DADAISM, SURREALISM, AND FANTASTIC ART
  • The crisis of war and its aftermath are key to understanding the concerns of the Abstract Expressionists. These young artists, troubled by man's dark side and anxiously aware of human irrationality and vulnerability, wanted to express their concerns in a new art of meaning and substance.
  • Recap all of the styles, the artists and these works …

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  • 1. Abstract Expressionism
    1946 – 1960
  • 2. What is Abstract Expressionism?
  • 3. 1940-1960
  • 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
  • 5.
  • 6. Abstract Expressionism is…
    Spontaneous
  • 7. Number 28, 1950, Jackson Pollock
  • 8. Jackson Pollack
    Drip and Pour
  • 9. Abstract Expressionism is…
    The Inner Psyche
  • 10. Woman, 1950Willem de Kooning
  • 11. Abstract Expressionism is…
    Unconventional
  • 12. Adolph GottliebPink Ground, 1972
  • 13. Abstract Expressionism is…
    informal
  • 14. No. 13 (White, Red, on Yellow), 1958Mark Rothko
    Rothko said, "I paint big to be intimate." The notion is toward the personal (authentic expression of the individual) rather than the grandiose.
  • 15. Abstract Expressionism is…
    Energetic Gesture
  • 16. Black Reflections, 1959Franz Kline
  • 17. Now it’s your turn!
  • 18. The Artists
  • 19.
  • 20. Citations
    http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/abex/hd_abex.htm (Accessed 27 March 2010).