New York School Action Painting 1950’s

American Abstract Expressionism dominated a period of the Post World War II art world, beginning in 1945 and lasting to about 1957. Early Abstract Expressionism was associated with Action Painting. The period was later defined as the Abstract Expressionist Era. It included a large number of artists all across the United States.

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NEW YORK ACTION PAINTING 1950’s

James Brooks (1906 – 1992)

 

James Brooks, BERL, 1956

James Brooks, BERL, 1956
Oil on canvas, 62 x 66 inches
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates. 

Book: New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists

Video: James Brooks Abstract Expressionism-New York School 1950s action painting

Nicolas Carone (1917 – 2010)

Nicolas Carone, Untitled, 1957. o:c

 Nicolas Carone, Untitled, 1957. 
 Oil on canvas, 60 x 74 inches.
 All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates. 

Books including Nicolas Carone:

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists;  

American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless

Video:Nicolas Carone-Abstract Expressionism-Artist of the 9th St. Show


Elaine de Kooning (1918 – 1989)
 

Elaine de Kooning, Untitled, 1957

 Elaine de Kooning, Untitled, 1957
 Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches
 All rights reserved by the artist or her legal delegates. 

 Books including Elaine de Kooning

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists;  

American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey;

American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless;

Video: Elaine de Kooning

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)

Willem de Kooning

 Willem de Kooning, Untitled, 1955-56
 Oil oncanvas, 691/2 x 791/4 inches
 All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

 Books including Willem de Kooning

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists;  

American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey;

American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless;

Vide: Willem de Kooning King of Canvas


Perle Fine  
(1905 – 1988)

 Perle Fine Roaring Wind 1958

 Perle Fine, Roaring Wind, 1958.
 Oil collage on canvas with aluminum foil, 42 x 52 1/4 inches.

 Books including Perle Fine

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists;  

American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey;

American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless;

Video: Perle Fine Abstract Expressionism-1950s New York action painter

Michael Goldberg (1924 – 2007)

Michael Goldberg, Untitled, 1949 Exhibited in the 9th Street show
Michael Goldberg, Untitled, 1949.
Oil on canvas, 34 x 24 inches.
Exhibited in the “9th St.” Show, 1951
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

Books including Michael Goldberg:

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists;

American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey;

Philip Guston (1913 – 1980)

Philip Guston, Dial I,1956

Philip Guston, Dial I, 1956
Oil on canvas, 72 x 76 inches
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

Books including Phlip Guston

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists;  

American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey;

American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless;

Video: Philip Guston Short Documentary

Hans Hofmann (1880 – 1966)

 Hans Hofmann, Laburnum, 1954

Hans Hofmann, Laburnum, 1954
Oil on canvas, 40 x 50 inches 
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

Books including Hans Hofmann:

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists  American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey

 Video: Hans Hofmann

F ranz Kline (1910 – 1962)

Franz Kline, Chief, 1950

Franz Kline, Chief, 1950 
Oil on canvas, 583/8 x 6 feet 
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

Books including Franz Kline:

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists
American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey

Albert Kotin (1907-1980)

Albert Kotin, Westerly, 1957

  Albert Kotin, Westerly, 1957
  Oil on canvas, 69 x 79 inches
  All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

  Books including Albert Kotin:

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists;  

American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey;

American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless;

Video: Albert Kotin-Abstract Expressionism-New York School 1950s action painting

Alfred Leslie (1927- )

Alfred Leslie, Big Green, 1957

Alfred Leslie, Big Green, Variation: Four Panel Green, 1957
Oil on canvas, overall: 146 x 1395/8 inches
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

Books including Alfred Leslie:

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless

Conrad Marca-Relli (1913-2000)

Conrad Marca-Relli, Untitled, 1958

Conrad Marca-Relli, Untitled, 1958
Oil on canvascollage on canvas, 38 x 471/2 inches
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

Books on Conrad Marc-Relli:

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists;  

American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey;

American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless;

Video: Conrad Marca-Relli Abstract Expressionism 1950s-New York School collage-painter

Joan Mitchell (1926 – 1992)

Joan Mitchell, Ladybug, 1957

Joan Mitchell, Lady Bug, 1957
Oil on canvas, 6′ 57/8 x 9′ inches
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

Books including Joan Mitchell:

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless

Video: Joan Mitchell-Abstract

Jackson Pollock (1912 – 1956)

Jackson Pollock, Number 3, 1949- Tiger, 1949
Jackson Pollock, Number 3, 1949: Tiger, 1949
Oil enamel, metallic enamel, string and cigarette fragment
on canvas mounted on fiberboard, 621/8 x 371/4 inches
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

Books including Jackson Pollock

Video: Ovation TV | Jackson Pollock

Recommended Books:

New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists;  

American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey;

American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless;

 

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