American Figurative Expressionism

Delve into the world of American Figurative Expressionism and discover the captivating artworks that define this influential art movement. Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, bold brushstrokes, and powerful emotions of these iconic paintings.
Abstract Expressionist Art, The First Americans, Futurism, Art Movement, World War Ii, Figurative, Art World, Schools, York City

ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM: (Late 1940's - early 1960's) Abstract expressionism was an specifically American post-World War II art movement. It was the first American movement to achieve worldwide influence and also the one that put New York City at the center of the art world, a role formerly filled by Paris. It is seen as combining the emotional intensity and self-expression of the German Expressionists with the anti-figurative aesthetic of the European abstract schools such as Futurism, the…

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Raeburn's Ramblings: Contemporary Figurative Expressionism Contemporary Painting Ideas, Modern Art Paintings Abstract, Contemporary Abstract Art, Abstract Portrait, Contemporary Art Gallery, Portrait Art, Modern Contemporary, Modern Painting, Contemporary Artists

Here's a quick blog post about some of my favorite figurative expressionists in the contemporary art world. These artists explore the boundaries between realism and abstraction. Their works reference the masters of action painting (de Kooning, Pollock), mixed media (Rauschenberg, Bearden), pop (Warhol), color field (Frankenthaler), and painterly portraiture (Freud, Bacon), while synthesizing their own visual language. Electronic media also exerts a huge influence among many of these…

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