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ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISTS 

-Movement commenced in New York spanning from the 1940s into the 1950s. 

-The style emphasized emotional expression through creative spontaneous acts.

-Diverse styles were embraced and incorporated in the movement. Artists had the freedom to convey attitudes without creative limitations.  

 Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning are recognized as the movement’s most prolific leaders. 

JACKSON POLLOCK

BornJanuary 28, 1912, Cody, WY

DiedAugust 11, 1956, Springs, NY 

-His technique style is recognized as “drip” as well as “action painting.” 

-In a 2006 art auction, Pollack’s piece entitled “No. 5, 1948,” sold for a record high $140 million. This sale marked the work as the most expensive painting ever.

Art News published a list of the best exhibitions throughout the year 1950 in January 1951; the top three highest rated exhibitions were distinguished as Pollock’s work. 

-Sampling of Work-

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-21st Century Comparison-
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ART NOUVEAU

-Height of popularity spanned from 1890-1910 

-Influenced architecture, graphic design, decorative arts (furniture, jewelry, textiles, lightening, etc.), interior design, and fine arts.

– 20th Modernist styles replaced the Art Nouveau era.

-Noted as pivotal segway between eclectic historically inspired style and 19th-century Modernism.

LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY

February 18, 1848 – January 17, 1933 New York, USA

-American artist best regarded for his expertise involving stained glass particularly lamps and windows. In addition, glass mosaics, blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, and metalwork.

-Associated with artists Samuel Colman, Lockwood de Forest, and Candace Wheeler. 

-Selected Works-

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-21st Century Comparison- 

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SURREALISM 

20th-Century Avant-Garde art movement

-Movement within art, theatre, literature, and film

-Emphasis is placed on the subconscious and unrealistic significance of imagery through the usage of effects and creative juxtapositions.

FRIDA KAHLO

-Born: July 6, 1907 in Coyoacan, Mexico

-Died: July 13, 1954 in Coyoacan, Mexico

-Spouse: Diego Rivera

-Highly regarded for her work involving self portraits.

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2st CENTURY ARTIST COMPARISON

-DAVID MACALUSO-

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FAUVISM MOVEMENT

-Originated in the 20th Century comprised of Parisian artists marking the commencement of Modernism.

-Fauvist artists utilized vibrant hues to illustrate emotions in a nonconventional manner.

-Contrasted the ideals of Impressionism by not seeking to depict nature and light to exact measures but rather with colourful freedom.

 

ANDRE DERAIN

-Born: June 10, 1880 (Chatou, Yvelines, Ile-de-France)

-Died: September 8, 1954 (Garches, Hauts-de-Seine, Ile-de-France)

-Close companion of Maurice de Vlaminck and Henri Matisse who heavily influenced his early artistic techniques.

-Educated at Académie Carrière, Académie Julian

Sampling of Derain’s Work

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-21st Century Comparable Artist Shea Holliman-

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FUTURISM MOVEMENT

-Originated in Italy durring the early 20th Century.

-Technology, youth, and violence along many other contemporary social influences were prominent features of the movement.

-Central figures to the movement include: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carrà, Gino Severini, Giacomo Balla, Antonio Sant’Elia, Bruno Munari, and Luigi Russolo.

JOSEPH STELLA

-Born June 13, 1877
-Location of birth Muro Lucano, Italy
-Died November 5, 1946 (aged 69)

-Nationality American

-Abandoned his medical studies to study art formally at the Art Students League and the New York School of Art under the tutelage of William Merritt Chase.

-Sampling of Joseph Stella’s Work-

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-21st Century Artist Comparison Yulia Brodskaya-

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