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Weinstein Museum of Abstract Art
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Welcome to the Weinstein Museum of Abstract Art
J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851, England)
Known as "the painter of light"; impressionism.
Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944, Russia and Paris)
His ideas of inner spirituality and inner beauty included the interpretation of music onto canvas.
Joan Miro (1893-1983, Spain)
Surreal Abstraction and Automatism. Optimistic Tone.
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Claude Monet (1840-1926, France)
Founder of French Impressionism, his opened the door to abstract painting.
Pablo Picasso (1881-1926, Spain)
His Cubism was an important development in abstraction.
Piet Mondrian (1872-1944, The Netherlands, London, NYC)
His minimal geometry concepts are still popular.
Marc Chagall (1877-1944, Russia, Paris, America)
Perhaps the most famous Jewish artist in history. Did stained glass and paintings based on Jewish folklore, dreams, gypsies, dance, and other mystical influences. Gateway to surrealism.
Salvador Dali (1904-1989, Spain)
The pinnacle of surrealism. Famous painting: "The Persistence of Memory."
New York in the 1940's and 1950's
Jean Michel Basquiet
Weinstein Museum of Abstract Art
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A German school of art and design open from 1919-1933. Many of the finest modern artists fled the Nazis and brought abstract concepts to America. Lecturers included Paul Klee, Josef Albers, Kandinsky, Mondrian, and many others.
Color Field Theorists
Abstract Expressionalism or Action Painting
"I am nature."
Pollock's wife. "Neo-Cubist" Abstraction Expressionism.
Second-generation color-field theorist.
Stains the canvas.
Violent and expressive brushstrokes
Painting as spiritual act: zen meditation
Reaction to industrialization and
"The Expressionistic Gesture"
Sculpture or Painting?
Bridge between abstraction and pop art.
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End of Abstract Expressionism period and start of Pop Art for money.
Comic-inspired with many angsty frames, often featuring ladies in distress
Used art to support children, public service agencies, health centers and disadvantaged communities
His art contributed to and transcended the African-influenced modernist idiom
Best known for his paintings of lines, stripes, and blocks of color
Neo-pop artist that combines elements of cubism, pop art and graffiti painting in his work
His satirical street art and subversive epigrams of dark humor and graffiti have featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world.
Influenced by music and dance
Creates atmospheric and landscape abstracts of all styles
The essential concept of abstract painting is that the content comes from inside the artist rather than the outside, material world. It is rooted in "Impressionism" - art that emphasizes color, form, and shape instead of intricate details. Its influences range from calligraphy and other Eastern concepts to landscapes to music to stained glass to symbolism to spirituality.
Contemporary Artists begins with Sean Sculley