Clyfford Still’s Abstract Journey

In the 1930s and 1940s, new forms of abstract art were taking root with many artists. In particular, Abstract Expressionism grew out of the intellectual interest of surrealism in subconscious or spontaneous creative impulse. In the first wave of artists belonging … Continue reading

Abstracting From Pollock

When many people think of abstract art, the image of the splatter works of Jackson Pollock come to mind. The tangled strands of paint confound their attempts to understand the point of it. But even Pollock did not come to … Continue reading

Abstract to Abstract

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presently has an exhibition titled “Four Abstract Classicists.” The show consists of works from LACMA’s own collection, focusing on works by Karl Benjamin, Lorser Feitelson, Frederick Hammersley, and John McLaughlin. These artists worked … Continue reading