Willem De Kooning - Willem de Kooning was a Dutch Americanabstract expressionist artist who was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
In the post-World War II era, de Kooning painted in a style that came to be referred to as Abstract expressionism or Action painting, and was part of a group of artists that came to be known as the New York School. Other painters in this group included Jackson Pollock, Elaine de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Franz Kline, Arshile Gorky, Mark Rothko, Hans Hofmann, Adolph Gottlieb, Anne Ryan,Robert Motherwell, Philip Guston, Clyfford Still, and Richard Pousette-Dart.
Group f/64 - Group f/64 was a group of seven 20th-century San Francisco photographers who shared a common photographic style characterized by sharp-focused and carefully framed images seen through a particularly Western (U.S.) viewpoint. In part, they formed in opposition to thePictorialist photographic style that had dominated much of the early 20th century, but moreover they wanted to promote a new Modernistaesthetic that was based on precisely exposed images of natural forms and found objects
Members:Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, John Paul Edwards, Sonya Noskowiak, Henry Swift, Willard Van Dyke, Edward Weston
Members who joined later: Preston Holder, Consuelo Kanaga, Alma Lavenson, Brett Weston
postmodernism - Postmodernism is a late-20th-century movement in the arts, architecture, and criticism that was a departure from modernism. Postmodernism includes skeptical interpretations of culture, literature, art, philosophy, history, economics, architecture, fiction, and literary criticism.