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Abstract Expressionism

put New York City at the center of the western art world
emphasis on spontaneous or subconscious creation
*opened up the floodgates of artistic process

Woman I
De Kooning
Abstract Expressionism

Autumn Rhythm (Number 30)
Jackson Pollock
Abstract Expressionism

Mountains and Sea, 1952
Color Field consistency of form and process
"color is freed from objective context and becomes the subject in itself."
"soak stain" technique


Target With Plaster Casts, 1955

Canyon, 1959

Trolley, New Orleans, 1956
Robert Frank
Documentary Photo

Marilyn Diptych, 1962
Pop Art

Oh Jeff, 1964
Pop Art

Guernica, 1937
Pablo Picasso

Woman Sleeping, 1957
Richard Diebenkorn


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