American Abstract Painting – Repetition or Difference?

Posted: October 8, 2020 in Uncategorized


First-Wave (European) Abstraction

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Wassily Kandinsky
Composition VII (1913)

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Kasimir Malevich
Suprematism (1917)

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Piet Mondrian
Composition of Red, Blue, Yellow, and White: Nom II
1939

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Second-Wave (American) Abstraction

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Arshile Gorky
The Leaf of The Artichoke Is An Owl (1941)

Pollock; Autumn Rhythm, 1950

Jackson Pollock
Autumn Rhythm (1950)

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Willem de Kooning
Two Women in The Country (1954)

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Franz Kline
Untitled (1957)

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