abstract expressionism

5 Intriguing Facts About Modern Master Willem de Kooning

5 Intriguing Facts About Modern Master Willem de Kooning

A pioneer of 20th-century art, Dutch-American painter Willem de Kooning rose to prominence together with a group of post-World War II painters like Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. De Kooning’s

Abstract Expressionist Artist Satoru Abe Is Making Art in a Luxury Shopping Mall

One of Hawaii's most beloved artists, Abe is 93 and has been churning out 200 pieces a year for nearly all his life.

Helen Frankenthaler’s Abstract Paintings Strike a Prophetic Note at the Parrish

By delicately staining and imbuing her canvases with pastel landscapes, Frankenthaler predicted a deeply uncertain environmental future.
A Clear Look at Jackson Pollock’s Breakthrough Painting, “Mural”

A Clear Look at Jackson Pollock’s Breakthrough Painting, “Mural”

Louis Menand writes on Jackson Pollock’s “Mural,” an eight-by-twenty-foot painting completed in 1943, which is currently on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, in Boston.

The Overlooked Art of Norman Lewis as Explained by Tarin M Fuller, Director of His Estate

Following a recent acquisition by the Whitney Museum, the artist is finding a new audience 40 years after his death Born in Harlem, in 1909, Norman Lewis led a life laden with art and activism. Unlike

Would you let a robot paint your walls?

Color Splash is an "automated AI enabled room painting technology" — which is to say, they gave a bot a bucket of paint and arms to throw it. I want one!
The Exhibit That Painted Itself

The Exhibit That Painted Itself

Robert Sullivan on the artist Pat Steir’s “Silent Secret Waterfalls: The Barnes Series,” which is only the second installation that the Barnes Foundation, in Philadelphia, has commissioned for its

Six de Koonings Discovered in a Storage Locker—But How Do We Know They’re Real?

Dealer David Killen plans to soon sell the 6 de Koonings he found in a storage locker. But how will buyers know they're real?

Interview: Floral Installations Transform Gallery Spaces Into Immersive Indoor Gardens

British installation artist Rebecca Louise Law creates stunning installation art made from thousands of real flowers, suspended with copper wire. Exploring the relationship between humanity and
The Evolution of Hyperrealism: From Religious Paintings to Simulated Reality

The Evolution of Hyperrealism: From Religious Paintings to Simulated Reality

As with any artistic movement, the evolution of Hyperrealism can only be told in relation to the other influential art styles that preceded it. Hyperrealism traces its roots back through Photorealism,
Milton Resnick Gets His Due on New York’s Lower East Side

Milton Resnick Gets His Due on New York’s Lower East Side

Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof with Ping Pong in 1968.

The Artists Busting the Myth That Big Paintings Sell Better

'Festival Art,' as Peter Schjeldahl termed it, is out. Artist like Betty Tompkins, Ewelina Bochenska and Paul Inglis are leading the charge for painting small.