Wednesday, November 14, 2007

What is Action Painting?+Kori Newkirk premieres "1997-2007"+Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series cancelled at The Studio Museum of Harlem

Action Painting is painting produced by the emphatic physical activity of the artist, for instance, throwing paint or dripping it onto a canvas. Needs to be done on a large scale for maximum impact. Messiness and accidents are among its considered virtues.

Cumming, Robert (2001). Art: A Field Guide (p.373). New York: Alfred A. Knopf

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