ABSTRACTEXPRESSIONISM
Clement Greenberg
“All profoundly original art looks ugly at first”Clement Greenberg
“ACTION PAINTING”
Arshile Gorky
“Art must always remain earnest... Art must be serious, no sarcasm, comedy. One does not laugh at a loved one.”Arshile Gorky
Arshile GorkyThe Liver is the Cock’s Comb
Willem DeKooning
Willem DeKooning
Willem DeKooning
Jackson Pollock
New needs need newtechniques. And themodern artists have foundnew ways and new meansof making theirstatements... the moder...
“I amnature."           Jackson Pollock
Jackson Pollock      She-Wolf
Jackson Pollock         Mural
Jackson Pollock         Mural
Lee Krasner
Lee Krasner
Robert Motherwell
Robert Motherwell
Franz KlineMahoning, 1956
Philip Guston
Philip Guston
Elaine DeKooningHarold Rosenberg
Elaine DeKooning            Bull
“COLOR FIELD”
Clyfford Still
Mark Rothko
“If our titles recall theknown myths of antiquity,we have used them againbecause they are theeternal symbols upon whichwe ...
Mark Rothko       No 1
Mark Rothko
Mark Rothko
Mark Rothko
Mark Rothko
Mark Rothko
Mark Rothko
Barnett Newman
Barnett Newman
Barnett Newman
Ad Reinhardt
Ad Reinhardt
Ad Reinhardt
David SmithPillar of Sunday
David Smith
Mark Di Suvero
Mark Di Suvero
John Chamberlain
John Chamberlain
John Chamberlain
“Shadow boxes becomepoetic theaters orsettings wherein aremetamorphosed theelement of a childhoodpastime.”
Joseph Cornell
08 abstract expressionism
08 abstract expressionism
08 abstract expressionism
08 abstract expressionism
08 abstract expressionism
08 abstract expressionism
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08 abstract expressionism

  1. 1. ABSTRACTEXPRESSIONISM
  2. 2. Clement Greenberg
  3. 3. “All profoundly original art looks ugly at first”Clement Greenberg
  4. 4. “ACTION PAINTING”
  5. 5. Arshile Gorky
  6. 6. “Art must always remain earnest... Art must be serious, no sarcasm, comedy. One does not laugh at a loved one.”Arshile Gorky
  7. 7. Arshile GorkyThe Liver is the Cock’s Comb
  8. 8. Willem DeKooning
  9. 9. Willem DeKooning
  10. 10. Willem DeKooning
  11. 11. Jackson Pollock
  12. 12. New needs need newtechniques. And themodern artists have foundnew ways and new meansof making theirstatements... the modernpainter cannot express thisage, the airplane, the atombomb, the radio, in the oldforms of the Renaissance orof any other past culture. Jackson Pollock
  13. 13. “I amnature." Jackson Pollock
  14. 14. Jackson Pollock She-Wolf
  15. 15. Jackson Pollock Mural
  16. 16. Jackson Pollock Mural
  17. 17. Lee Krasner
  18. 18. Lee Krasner
  19. 19. Robert Motherwell
  20. 20. Robert Motherwell
  21. 21. Franz KlineMahoning, 1956
  22. 22. Philip Guston
  23. 23. Philip Guston
  24. 24. Elaine DeKooningHarold Rosenberg
  25. 25. Elaine DeKooning Bull
  26. 26. “COLOR FIELD”
  27. 27. Clyfford Still
  28. 28. Mark Rothko
  29. 29. “If our titles recall theknown myths of antiquity,we have used them againbecause they are theeternal symbols upon whichwe must fall back to expressbasic psychological ideas.” Mark Rothko
  30. 30. Mark Rothko No 1
  31. 31. Mark Rothko
  32. 32. Mark Rothko
  33. 33. Mark Rothko
  34. 34. Mark Rothko
  35. 35. Mark Rothko
  36. 36. Mark Rothko
  37. 37. Barnett Newman
  38. 38. Barnett Newman
  39. 39. Barnett Newman
  40. 40. Ad Reinhardt
  41. 41. Ad Reinhardt
  42. 42. Ad Reinhardt
  43. 43. David SmithPillar of Sunday
  44. 44. David Smith
  45. 45. Mark Di Suvero
  46. 46. Mark Di Suvero
  47. 47. John Chamberlain
  48. 48. John Chamberlain
  49. 49. John Chamberlain
  50. 50. “Shadow boxes becomepoetic theaters orsettings wherein aremetamorphosed theelement of a childhoodpastime.”
  51. 51. Joseph Cornell

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