Franz Kline and the Land of Coal, Ice, and Steel

los angeles abstract artist-franz kline-meryon

Abstract Expressionist paintings can be deceiving. Many in the general public only see a few lines on a canvas and then assume that producing non-representational art can’t be all that hard. Franz Kline‚Äôs work is often included in discussions of … Continue reading

Great Art Is Never Extreme: Robert Motherwell

Los Angeles abstract artist-Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 110-dianahobsonfineart.com

Robert Motherwell might very well be the most intelligent, educated, and thoughtful artist to emerge from the Abstract Expressionism movement. That’s a bold claim, as the whole genre is populated with towering intellects. Abstract Expressionism requires penetrating thought to accompany … Continue reading