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Expressionism Oil Paintings
The designation Abstract Expressionism encompasses a wide variety of American 20th century art movements, and is usually characterized by large abstract painted canvases. Also known as The New York School, this movement in abstract art includes sculpture and other media as well. The term Action painting is associated with Abstract.
Expressionism, describing a direct and highly dynamic kind of art that involves the spontaneous application of vigorous, sweeping brushstrokes and the effects of dripping and spilling paint onto the canvas. styles as Symbolism, Fauvism, and Cubism.Leading Expressionists included Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc, George Grosz and Amadeo ModiglianiThere are several different and somewhat overlapping groups of Expressionist artists, including Der Blaue Reiter, Die BrÃ¼cke , Die Neue Sachlichkeit and the Bauhaus School.In the mid-20th century, Abstract Expressionism (in which there is no subject at all, but instead pure abstract form) developed into an extremely influential style in the United States.
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