A term coined by art critic Clement Greenberg for the title of an exhibition he curated in 1964. Post-painterly abstraction encompasses a broad group of American painters who reacted to Abstract Expressionism, either through the pursuit of Hard-edge abstraction or by creating open compositions of washes and poured areas of color. Other hallmarks of this new generation of painters, according to Greenberg, were thinned-out paint, a lack of an identifiable artistic mark (as in Pollock’s…

A term coined by art critic Clement Greenberg for the title of an exhibition he curated in 1964. Post-painterly abstraction encompasses a broad group of American painters who reacted to Abstract Expressionism, either through the pursuit of Hard-edge abstraction or by creating open compositions of washes and poured areas of color. Other hallmarks of this new generation of painters, according to Greenberg, were thinned-out paint, a lack of an identifiable artistic mark (as in Pollock’s…

gary komarin/A Master of Post-Painterly Abstraction/What is post-painterly abstraction? Post-painterly abstraction is a style that favors openness, risk taking, and clarity, as opposed to the dense painterly surfaces that are apparent in abstract expressionism. However, the definition of post painterly abstraction is limited in conveying the very wide range of activities that its artists pursue.

gary komarin/A Master of Post-Painterly Abstraction/What is post-painterly abstraction? Post-painterly abstraction is a style that favors openness, risk taking, and clarity, as opposed to the dense painterly surfaces that are apparent in abstract expressionism. However, the definition of post painterly abstraction is limited in conveying the very wide range of activities that its artists pursue.

Morris Louis Vintage Post Painterly Abstract by PacificFineArt

Morris Louis Vintage Post Painterly Abstract by PacificFineArt

Alma Woodsey Thomas Born: 20 September 1891; Columbus, Georgia, United States  Died: 24 February 1978; Washington, D.C., United States  Field: painting  Nationality: American  Art Movement: Post-Painterly Abstraction  Genre: abstract painting  Influences Cloud: Georges Seurat, Henri Matisse

Alma Woodsey Thomas Born: 20 September 1891; Columbus, Georgia, United States Died: 24 February 1978; Washington, D.C., United States Field: painting Nationality: American Art Movement: Post-Painterly Abstraction Genre: abstract painting Influences Cloud: Georges Seurat, Henri Matisse

Tracking Frank Stella’s Restless Migrations (From Painting and Beyond) - The New York Times

Tracking Frank Stella’s Restless Migrations (From Painting and Beyond) - The New York Times

Master of Post-Painterly Abstraction

Master of Post-Painterly Abstraction

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