Abstract Styles:

Abstract Artists:

   Pablo Picasso
   Georges Braque

    Piet Mondrian

Abstract Expressionism:
  Mark Rothko
  Jackson Pollock

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Pollock, Jackson "Lavender Mist: Number 1, 1950"
     Jackson Pollock was born in Cody, Wyoming and went to the Art Students League.  Between 1943 and 1947 Pollock was influenced by surrealim and his paintings became more and more abstract

     After 1947, Pollock became an abstract expresionist.  He became an action-painter.  This is painting were a painter drips and splatters paint on to a canvas with using just about every tool at his disposal.  He used intricate interlace patterns of color.

 Number 1A
     After 1950, his style changed and he began to use brown and black pigmented color crisscrossing the canvas.

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