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Abstract Expressionism

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A Woman (Marilyn), Willem de Kooning

A Woman (Marilyn)

Willem de Kooning, 1965
Abstraction No. 4, Beauford Delaney

Abstraction No. 4

Beauford Delaney, c. 1965
Title Unknown (March on Washington), Norman Lewis

Title Unknown (March on Washington)

Norman Lewis, 1965
Rose, Marie Raymond


Marie Raymond, 1966
Temple of Dodundua, Ahmed Yacoubi

Temple of Dodundua

Ahmed Yacoubi, 1966
Untitled (1967), Cy Twombly

Untitled (1967)

Cy Twombly, 1967
Breeze Rustling Through Fall Flowers, Alma Thomas

Breeze Rustling Through Fall Flowers

Alma Thomas, 1968
Yellow Body, Robert Rauschenberg

Yellow Body

Robert Rauschenberg, 1968
Blueberry, Joan Mitchell


Joan Mitchell, 1969
City Limits, Philip Guston

City Limits

Philip Guston, 1969
Open No. 122 in Scarlet and Blue, Robert Motherwell

Open No. 122 in Scarlet and Blue

Robert Motherwell, 1969
Wind Dancing with Spring Flowers, Alma Thomas

Wind Dancing with Spring Flowers

Alma Thomas, 1969
A Fantastic Sunset, Alma Thomas

A Fantastic Sunset

Alma Thomas, 1970
Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 110, Robert Motherwell

Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 110

Robert Motherwell, 1971
Springtime in Washington, Alma Thomas

Springtime in Washington

Alma Thomas, 1971
Landscape, Willem de Kooning


Willem de Kooning, 1972
Fiery Sunset, Alma Thomas

Fiery Sunset

Alma Thomas, 1973
Lake Reflecting Advent of Spring, Alma Thomas

Lake Reflecting Advent of Spring

Alma Thomas, 1973
White Daisies Rhapsody, Alma Thomas

White Daisies Rhapsody

Alma Thomas, 1973
Chinese Sincerity, Jack Whitten

Chinese Sincerity

Jack Whitten, 1974
Free Space I, Lee Krasner

Free Space I

Lee Krasner, 1975
Free Space II, Lee Krasner

Free Space II

Lee Krasner, 1975
Glaze (Hoarfrost), Robert Rauschenberg

Glaze (Hoarfrost)

Robert Rauschenberg, 1975
Untitled XI, Willem de Kooning

Untitled XI

Willem de Kooning, 1975
Desert Pass, Helen Frankenthaler

Desert Pass

Helen Frankenthaler, 1976
Red Rambling Rose Spring Song, Alma Thomas

Red Rambling Rose Spring Song

Alma Thomas, 1976
The Battle of Marrakesh, Ahmed Yacoubi

The Battle of Marrakesh

Ahmed Yacoubi, 1976
Future Indicative, Lee Krasner

Future Indicative

Lee Krasner, 1977
Fifty Days at Iliam: The Fire that Consumes All before It, Cy Twombly

Fifty Days at Iliam: The Fire that Consumes All before It

Cy Twombly, 1978
Tilleul, Joan Mitchell


Joan Mitchell, 1978
Basin, Helen Frankenthaler


Helen Frankenthaler, 1979
Burney Falls, Bernice Bing

Burney Falls

Bernice Bing, 1980
Edrita Fried, Joan Mitchell

Edrita Fried

Joan Mitchell, 1981
Passage of Mirrors, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva

Passage of Mirrors

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, 1981
Ideograph, Bernice Bing


Bernice Bing, 1989
Music for J.S. Bach, Robert Motherwell

Music for J.S. Bach

Robert Motherwell, 1989
Fiesta, Bertina Lopes


Bertina Lopes, 1990-1991
Quattro Stagioni: Autunno, Cy Twombly

Quattro Stagioni: Autunno

Cy Twombly, 1993-1995
Skywriting, Helen Frankenthaler


Helen Frankenthaler, 1997
Trophies (Doll Factory), Thornton Dial

Trophies (Doll Factory)

Thornton Dial, 1999
Coronation of Sesostris, panel 5, Cy Twombly

Coronation of Sesostris, panel 5

Cy Twombly, 2000
Madame Butterfly, Helen Frankenthaler

Madame Butterfly

Helen Frankenthaler, 2000
The Beginning Of Life In The Yellow Jungle, Thornton Dial

The Beginning Of Life In The Yellow Jungle

Thornton Dial, 2003
No. 5/No. 22, Mark Rothko

No. 5/No. 22

Mark Rothko, 19501949
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