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Actionism

  1. 1. Actionism<br />Tracy Stevenson<br />
  2. 2. Actionism<br />The term Actionism describes a short and violent movement in the 20th century art that can be regarded as part of the many independent efforts of the 1960’s to develop “action art.” <br />The movement can be more or less divided into two groups: Action and Painting, typified by artists such as Pollock, de Koonig, frank Kline, and Philip Guston, stressed the physical action involved in painting.<br />
  3. 3. Willem de Kooning<br />Woman III, (1953), private collection<br />Willem de Kooning,Woman V (1952-53), National Gallery of Australia<br />
  4. 4. Arshile Gorky<br />Arshile Gorky&apos;s The Artist and His Mother (ca. 1926-1936)<br />Arshile Gorky&apos;s Portrait of Master Bill, 1929-1936. Oil on canvas<br />
  5. 5. Blue Poles . 1952 on oil canvas.<br />

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