action painting

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see abstract expressionismabstract expressionism,
movement of abstract painting that emerged in New York City during the mid-1940s and attained singular prominence in American art in the following decade; also called action painting and the New York school.
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action painting

a development of abstract expressionism evolved in the 1940s, characterized by broad vigorous brush strokes and accidental effects of thrown, smeared, dripped, or spattered paint
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Writing for students and artists, Gury (painting, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts) presents a guide to direct painting and discusses its history, materials, color, and techniques like paint layering and blending, brushwork, simple glazing, depth perception, and making oil sketches and copies of masterworks.
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The artworks have a sophisticated, painterly quality that is achieved with more control and less mess than direct painting.