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Absract Expressionist Paintings

Abstract Expressionist Paintings

Abstract expressionism is a postWorld War II art movement in American painting, developed in New York in the 1940s. It was the first specifically American movement to achieve international influence and put New York City at the center of the western art world, a role formerly filled by Paris.

Arshile GorkyArmenian, American1904-1948

Arshile Gorky

Franz KlineAmerican1910-1962

Richard Pousette-DartAmerican1916-1992

Joan MitchellAmerican1925-1992

Jackson PollockAmerican1912-1956

Frank LobdellAmerican1921-2013

Grace HartiganAmerican, 1922-2008

Willem de KooningDutch / American1902-1997

Richard DiebenkornAmerican1922-1993

Magnus PlessenGerman1967-

Magnus Plessen makes paintings that shift fluidly between abstraction and representation. Using a diverse range of painterly methods and dynamic compositions, his works are studies on perception, structure, material and transience.

Joan MiroSpanish1893-1983

Jay DeFeoAmerican1929-1989