Essays Tagged: "Abstract expressionism"

Fauvism and abstract expressionism.

lutions"Two groups of artists who sought to interpret the world in new ways were the fauves and the abstract expressionists; such artists include Henri Mattisse and Jackson Pollock. This essay will at ... d group of artists that set out to interpret the worlds in new ways through their artworks were the abstract expressionists. However great a disaster World War II was, it did at least mean that artist ...

(3 pages) 158 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

THis essay describes what pop art is adn how it is used.

ghlights the imagery and popular culture. Pop art developed in the late1950's as a reaction against Abstract Expressionism and flourished in the sixties and early seventies. Pop Art favored the everyd ...

(1 pages) 113 5 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Jasper Johns Biography

n aspirating painter, sculptor and printmaker. Jasper Johns became one of America's best-known post-Abstract Expressionists and Minimalists. His name is most associated with pictorial images of Americ ... story. The modern art community was searching for new ideas to succeed the pure emotionality of the Abstract Expressionists. Johns' paintings invited both the fury and praise of critics. Johns' early ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Pollock - Delving into the Soul of the Tragically Gifted

uperb rendition of the life and times of a great, but troubled artist who embodies the greatness of Abstract Expressionism. This movie takes us through the triumph and tragedies of perhaps one of the ... create something through an endless spiral of discovery.Jackson Pollock, one of the key figures in Abstract Expressionism and America's first postwar art star, was a man destined to be consumed by hi ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Artist Dan FLavin, A survey of current works and Designs

ibly not even art as people then knew it. But like so many other radical artistic reactions against Abstract Expressionism's stress on touch and raw emotion, it was the unlikely route to often ecstati ... barely deviates after the first decade. He began in the 1950's rather inauspiciously, making washy abstract ink drawings with highfalutin dedications to Joyce and Rembrandt. In retrospect they seem o ...

(7 pages) 37 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Abstract Expressionism.

Abstract Expressionism.Abstract Expressionism emerged in New York City and was the foremost modernis ... dernist direction of the 1940s and 1950s, producing the most daring, adventurous, and forceful art. Abstract Expressionism was an approach to modernism/post-modernism accentuating the uninhibited expr ... diversity within its largely, though not exclusively, nonrepresentational framework.The artists of Abstract Expressionism often felt uneasy with traditional subjects and styles. They had similar mora ...

(2 pages) 51 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Jasper John

ghlights the imagery and popular culture. Pop art developed in the late1950's as a reaction against Abstract Expressionism and flourished in the sixties and early seventies. Pop Art favored the everyd ... n aspirating painter, sculptor and printmaker. Jasper Johns became one of America's best-known post-Abstract Expressionists and Minimalists. His name is most associated with pictorial images of Americ ...

(3 pages) 48 1 4.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Aesthetic Movement [21] African American [20] Ancient Egypt [234] Ancient Greece and Hellenistic States [590] Ancient Near East [348]

Styles and Cultures [12207]Aboriginal Australia and Oceania [93]Abstract Expressionism [36]Aesthetic Movement [21]African American [20]Ancient Egypt [234]Ancient Gr ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Pop art: the era, the artists, and the comparisons.

war work centered on consumerism and materialism, and that rejected the psychological allusions of abstract expressionism. The term referred to the interest of a number of artists in the images of ma ... and a consumer boom took place. An attempt to bring art back into American daily life, it rejected abstract painting because of its sophisticated and elite nature. Pop Art shattered the divide betwee ...

(9 pages) 173 0 3.9 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Jackson Pollock - "Jack the Dripper"

ckson Pollack is a man who contributed to the world of art by creating an entirely new form of art, abstract expressionism. Abstract expressionism is creating art in a completely abstract manner, usin ... eiros, and in different parts of surrealism. By the year 1940, Jackson was painting in a completely abstract manner. This is when his famed "drip and splash" technique came out. Pollock did not use an ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Abstraction

Introduction This essay is about abstraction, Wassily Kandinsky and Mark Rothko. In the first subject I shall try to define the word ... othko. In the first subject I shall try to define the word abstraction and write about the paths to abstraction, I will then go on to introduce Wassily Kandinsky as the second subject. I will discuss ... go on to introduce Wassily Kandinsky as the second subject. I will discuss Kandinsky's theories on abstraction and analyse Kandinsky's Improvisation No 30. The third subject is about Mark Rothko and ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Robert Rauschenberg

ns mostly for Merce Cunningham Dance Company.Robert Rauschenberg is an American artist. He rejected Abstract Expressionism, which he considered lucky for him as that he was able to work with dancers a ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.4 Jul/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Discuss reasons for, and ways in which, Abstract Expressionism was promoted as a radically new and distinctive style of painting.

Abstract Expressionism sprung from the social conditions of the first half of 19th Century America, ... as coming to an end, and realist and Regionalist painting were still dominant. In this context, the Abstract Expressionists arose with a radical, new style of painting that marked a turn away from the ... arose with a radical, new style of painting that marked a turn away from the figurative, toward an abstract idiom that was more open to metaphor and a universal artistic vocabulary. This rejection of ...

(9 pages) 58 0 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

The Global Village HUM 300 20th Century Arts and Artist

eridan 111).Visual Arts: Jackson PollockIn the world of painting, an influential figure is American abstract painter Jackson Pollock. Dubbed by influential critics to be the leader of the American Abs ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

Pop Art of the 1960's

s of the 1950's society. Along this conservative line, art displayed itself as very traditional and abstract. Appropriately named Abstract Expressionism, the artists of this genre relied on the viewer ... on, values, lifestyles, laws, entertainment, and particularly, art. Deemed too vague and ambiguous, Abstract Expressionism of the previous decade stirred conflict in the art world. Artists rebelled ag ...

(8 pages) 69 1 3.5 May/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"Pollock" Film Critique. An in depth analysis of how the film depicts Pollock as a man, and Abstract Expressionism as an art style.

"Pollock" film critique"Pollock" (2001) deals with the subject of Abstract Expressionism by using a very interesting strategy. Framing Abstract Expressionism as a "mo ... sm as a "movement" in American art, though the cohesiveness of the group of artists associated with Abstract Expressionism or lack of it is never really explored, the film functions through metonymy, ... er really explored, the film functions through metonymy, allowing Pollock to represent the whole of Abstract Expressionism. For this reason, the chief message that the film conveys to its audience abo ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Funk Art

choff had taught him in the past and because of them being his teachers he had taken an interest in abstract expressionism. He then turned towards figurative art.He was an active member of the artist- ... sculptures were so incredible because although they were so clearly figurative in nature, they were abstracted figures rather than realist representations. He usually made the sculptures out of plaste ...

(3 pages) 2669 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

Messages Withdrawn From Modern Schools of Art

vigorous role in originating new styles or developing those begun in other countries. These include abstract expressionism, op art and pop art, photorealism, and minimalism. Different eras brings to l ... e different schools of arts with their own unique features, so what are the messages we learnt from abstract expressionism, op art and pop art, photorealism, and minimalism?As stated in "Painting" of ...

(13 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

Jackson Pollocks Number 1

, dripped, and flung on the canvas.Art critic Clement Greenberg, Pollock's friend and a champion of abstract expressionism, suggested the name Lavender Mist for the painting originally called Number 1 ... composed primarily of white, blue, yellow, gray, umber, rosy pink, and black paint.Pollock's daring abstract work legitimized the convergence and mastery of chance, intuition, and control. Layered ske ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Art Essays

Modern Art

to the then new approach to art that placed emphasis on representing emotions, themes, and various abstractions.'(Wikipedia, 2010)The quote above means that art was starting to be looked at from a di ... me of roughly one hundred years. Art in this time frame has placed emphasis on emotions, themes and abstractions of art because they were different to the more classical pieces of artwork that have le ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists