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Jackson Pollock, Male and Female, Abstract Expressionism

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Adolph Gottlieb, Romanesque Facade, Abstract Expressionism

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Hans Hofmann, The Golden Wall, Abstract Expressionism 

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Arshile Gorky, Garden in Sochi, Abstract Expressionism

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Willem de Kooning, Woman and Bicycle, Abstract Expressionism

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Willem de Kooning, Excavation, Abstract Expressionism

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Jackson Pollock, Cathedral, Abstract Expressionism

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Jackson Pollock, Number 1, Abstract Expressionism

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Jackson Poloock, at work, Abstract Expressionism

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Barnett Newman, Onement I, Color Field

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Barnett Newman, Vir Heroicus Sublimis, Color Field

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Barnett Newman, The Stations of the Cross, Color Field

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Mark Rothko, Green and Tangerine on Red, Color Field

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Robert Rauschenberg, Bed, Beat/Neo Dada

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Robert Rauschenberg, Canyon, Beat/Neo Dada

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Robert Rauschenberg, Odalisk, Beat/Neo Dada

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Jasper Johns, Target with Plaster Casts, Beat/Neo Dada

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Jasper Johns, Three Flags, Beat/Neo Dada

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Jasper Johns, Flase Start, Beat/Neo Dada

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Claes Oldenburg, Pie a la Mode, Pop

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Claes Oldenburg, Floor Cake, Pop

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Claes Oldenburg, Proposed Colossal Monument for Central Park North, Pop

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Claes Oldenburg, Clothespin, Pop

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Tom Wesselman, Great American Nude #57, Pop

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Andy Warhol, 32 Campbell's Soup Cans, Pop

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Andy Warhol, Gold Marilyn Monroe, Pop

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Roy Lichtensteim, Blam, Pop

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James Rosenquist, F-111, Pop

 

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James Rosenquist, Paper Clip, Pop

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James Rosenquist, Through the Eye of the Needle to the Anvil, Pop

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Richard Hamilton, Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?, Brit Pop

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Hoffman's Art Theory

Abstract expressionist artist, Henry Hofmann, developed an artistic approach and theory called "push and pull", which he described as interdependent relationships between form, color, and space. He was powerfully influenced by Matisse’s use of color and Cubism’s displacement of form. His later work reflected this style in the 1950s and 60s.

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Combine Paintings

In the late fifties, Rauschenberg coined the term "combine" for a work that joins elements of painting and sculpture. Rauschenberg sought an experience of assimilation without anyalysis of any kind. This work had a lot to do with displacement.

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Existentialism

Philosophical "non-movement" that was concerned with individualtiy and the uniqueness of subjective experience. Significantly influenced American art from 1945, when the works of Kafka, Sartre, and then Heidegger began to appear in English.

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Greenberg "Modernist Painting" essay

Clement Greenberg published this essay in 1961, and defined “Modernism” as the period (in art) roughly from the mid-1850s to his present that displayed a self-critical tendency in the arts. He believed in the purification of art as an autonomous abstraction.

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Federal Arts Project

The Works Progress Administration began the Federal Art Project under Holger Cahill in 1935, expanding the types of commissions to easle painting, sculpture, and other media. The Project produced hundreds of thousands of works, and by 1936 employed around 6,000 artists, half to three-quarters of them living in NY.