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Abstract Expressionism

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1. abstract expressionism, action painting

a New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions; the first important school of American painting to develop independently of European styles

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Abstract Expressionism

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noun
a school of painting in New York in the 1940s that combined the spontaneity of expressionism with abstract forms in unpremeditated, apparently random, compositions
See also action painting, tachisme

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Abstract Expressionism

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a post-WWII movement in painting characterized by emphasis on the artist's spontaneous and self-expressive application of paint in creating a nonrepresentational composition

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Abstract Expressionism

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n.
A school of painting that flourished after World War II until the early 1960s, characterized by the view that art is nonrepresentational and chiefly improvisational.

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