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abstract expressionist style [1 record]

Record 1 2014-12-11


Subject field(s)
  • Painting (Arts)

[He] was encouraged by [an art critic] to abandon his abstract expressionist style characterized by hovering amorphous shapes on the picture plane. He would simplify his composition by using an all-over coverage of thinly applied bright colours inspired by his watercolour sketches.


  • Peinture (Arts)

[...] il rencontre [un] influent critique d’art new-yorkais qui l’encourage à abandonner son style expressionniste abstrait, caractérisé par des formes amorphes flottant dans le plan pictural. Bush simplifiera alors sa composition par l’application «all-over» de minces couches de couleurs brillantes inspirées de ses esquisses à l’aquarelle.


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