29 July 2015

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Individuality in Art

“What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.” ― Confucius Following World War II the relevance of individual identity in art has been disregarded. This blog intends to shed light on the continued expression of individuality by artists. Karl Zerbe (1903 – 1972)  His technical excellence assured the survival […]

25 June 2015

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Albert Kotin Early New York School Abstract Expressionist

Albert Kotin  Early New York School  Abstract Expressionist   Albert Kotin belonged to the early generation of New York School Abstract Expressionist artists. He was among the 24 artists from the total of 256 participants who were included in the famous “9th St.” Show, (1951) and in all the following New York Painting and Sculpture Annuals […]

22 June 2015

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American Figurative Expressionism

According to Marilyn Stokstad, the art historian:
“Expressionism (is) the manipulation of formal or representational elements to convey intense feelings.” American Figurative Expressionism ● New York Figurative Expressionism ●Boston Figurative Expressionism ●Bay area Figurative Expressionism 
New York Figurative Expressionism of the 1950s represented a trend where “diverse New York artists countered the prevailing abstract mode to work with the figure.” 
Nicolas Carone (1917-2010) […]

18 June 2015

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Expressionist paintings and sculptures

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17 June 2015

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Early American Action Painters

Photographs by Aaron SiskindAll rights reserved by the artists and by his legal delegates. New York School Action PaintingPost World War II Abstract Expressionist Artists in New York City represented a new artistic innovation that by the 1950’s had been recognized across the Atlantic including Paris. New York School Action Painting became the leading art movement […]

17 May 2015

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New York School Action Paintings

Examples of artworks:  James Brooks BERL, 1956 Oil on canvas, 62 x 66 inches.  Private collection. ©Estate James Brooks, Courtesy Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York page: 80 Nicolas Carone, Untitled, 1957 Oil on canvas, 60 x 74 inches. Private collection ©Estate Nicolas Carone page: 96 Elaine de Kooning, Untitled, 1957 Oil on canvas, 30 […]

17 May 2015

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American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950’s.

OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC TITLE ~CHOICE, 2003  “This excellent publication builds on the earlier publication. It has broadened the scope to include artists from throughout the US, rectified…omission of African American artists…and concentrated on 88 artists…Excellent layout and superb photographs. Highly recommended.” ~CHOICE August, 2003. “Researchers will seek out this well designed selection.Recommended for American art museum, […]

4 May 2015

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Very Fine Art Books

ART BOOKS FOR COLLECTORS Below are a few books related to collecting art that we suggest. New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists A Complete Documentation of the New York Painting and Sculpture Annuals: 1951-1957.  Readers’ opinion:    Amazon.com  Almost Perfect – Very Important!   Best and Most Complete Study of The NY School to Date!ArtBusines.com opinion  […]

19 April 2015

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American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s an Illustrated Survey

“This excellent publication builds on the earlier publication. It has broadened the scope to include artists from throughout the US, rectified…omission of African American artists…and concentrated on 88 artists…Excellent layout and superb photographs. Highly recommended.” ~CHOICE August, 2003. “Researchers will seek out this well designed selection.Recommended for American art museum, academic, art school and large […]