Neo-Expressionism

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Neo-Expressionism

(1964–1975)
Structures which express continuity of form by sweeping curves characterize this style These structures were primarily the result of using reinforced concrete to create smooth shapes and seamless soaring forms.
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It's true the most "popular" artists of the day were the neo-expressionists.
As the decade wears on, Kiefer emerges as the big winner among German neo-expressionists.
MK: All the neo-expressionists showed there, the locals as well as some Germans.
Both painters were called neo-expressionists and saw painting as a kind of pastiche, but Schnabel seemed to herald a "rebirth," as he bought into scale, materiality, heroic rhetoric, and so on.
The bombast of Schnabel: Salle, and the neo-expressionists paved the way for somebody like Jeff Koons, who presented himself as a genius, a maker of masterpiece--rather than as the dreary professorial type, which describes a lot of '70s artists.
But this was the '8os, and good-bye to all that--at least for the first several years of the decade, when skirmishes between exuberantly overreaching neo-expressionists and theory-intoxicated, style-savvy deconstructionists kept the art world on the run.
I observed most of this from a certain distance, so I couldn't really tell you who, among the neo-expressionists, turned out to be talented and who ended up as space debris.
Whatever envy we might have felt toward the oft-photographed neo-expressionists was directed at their wardrobes, not at their art.
From the Paris Bar in Berlin to New York's Odeon, to the Anchor, he carried on, untamed - like the neo-Expressionists he held in contempt - but these passages were performances Martin always kept in quotes.
Then I was faced with competition from the neo-Expressionists, "wild painting," which at least had the virtue of showing me what I didn't want to do.
GB: I always rejected any connection with the expressionist or neo-expressionist tradition.