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Abstract expressionism / Barbara Hess ; Uta Grosenick (Ed.) ; translation, Michael Scuffil.

Hess, Barbara, 1963- author. (Author). Grosenick, Uta, editor. (Added Author). Scuffil, Michael, translator. (Added Author).
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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 709.04052 HESS (Text) 33946003121063 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9783836505178
  • ISBN: 3836505177
  • Physical Description: 95 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Cologne, [Germany] Taschen, [2016]

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General Note: Originally published: 2005.
Summary, etc.: Considered the first art movement originating in the Americas to have a worldwide influence, abstract expressionism spawned two very different sub-categories: action painting (exemplified by Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock) and color field painting, made most famous by Mark Rothko. Abstract expressionists strove to express emotions and ideas directly on canvas via color, form and texture, the quality of brushstrokes and other marks, the dripping of paint, for example while embracing accident and chance, and celebrating the very act of painting. Featured artists: William Baziotes, Helen Frankenthaler, Arshile Gorky, Adolph Gottlieb, Philip Guston, Hans Hofmann, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Robert Motherwell, Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, Ad Reinhardt, Mark Rothko, David Smith, Theodoros Stamos, Clyfford Still, Mark Tobey, Bradley Walter Tomlin.
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Subject: Abstract expressionism.

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