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 May 2015

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The art of Nanno de Groot

Nanno de Groot belonged to the group of New York School Abstract expressionist artists of the 1950s. He wrote: ” In moments of clarity of thought I can sustain the idea that everything on earth is nature, including that which springs forth from a man’s mind, and hand. A Franz Kline is nature as much […]