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Abstract Expressionism

1940 — 1960

It's not a picture, it's an event

Green Stripe

Olga Rozanova, 1917

Color Painting

Olga Rozanova, 1917

Static-Dynamic Gradation

Paul Klee, 1923

May Picture

Paul Klee, 1925

Landscape

Arshile Gorky, 1933

Argula

Arshile Gorky, 1939

After Xhorkum

Arshile Gorky, 1940-1942

Personage (Autoportrait)

Robert Motherwell, 1943

Jamais

Clyfford Still, 1944

1944-N No. 2

Clyfford Still, 1944

Untitled

Arshile Gorky, 1944

Figure

Clyfford Still, 1944

Water of the Flowery Mill

Arshile Gorky, 1944

Untitled

Charmion von Wiegand, 1945

Untitled

Barnett Newman, 1945

Sleep Mask

Adolph Gottlieb, 1945

Untitled

Charmion von Wiegand, 1946

Ulysses

Robert Motherwell, 1947

Agony

Arshile Gorky, 1947

Title Unknown (Street Scene)

Norman Lewis, 1947

Number 43

Ad Reinhardt, 1947

The Nuptial Form

Charmion von Wiegand, 1946-1947

Changing Moods

Norman Lewis, 1947

Sea Change

Jackson Pollock, 1947

Onement, I

Barnett Newman, 1948

1948

Clyfford Still, 1948

Yellow Painting

Ad Reinhardt, 1949

PH-950

Clyfford Still, 1950

Excavation

Willem de Kooning, 1950

The Wild

Barnett Newman, 1950

No. 12

Ad Reinhardt, 1950

Abstraction

Willem de Kooning, 1949-1950

Number 107

Ad Reinhardt, 1950

Untitled

Ahmed Yacoubi, 1950

1951-T No. 3

1951

#10

Mark Rothko, 1952

Woman I

Willem de Kooning, 1950-1952

Woman, II

Willem de Kooning, 1952

Mountains and Sea

Helen Frankenthaler, 1952

Migrating Birds

Norman Lewis, 1953

White Light

Jackson Pollock, 1954

Shattered Light

Lee Krasner, 1954

Woman

Willem de Kooning, 1953-1954

Carib Selva

Aubrey Williams, 1955

Bird Talk

Lee Krasner, 1955

Bed

Robert Rauschenberg, 1955

Easter Monday

Willem de Kooning, 1955-1956

Birth

Lee Krasner, 1956

Hemlock

Joan Mitchell, 1956

The Seasons

Lee Krasner, 1957
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