Over $110 million USD of works are housed including British artists Damien Hirt and Chris Ofili, American-born Neo-expressionist
painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, U.
WORCESTER - Pina Bausch was a German choreographer who developed a unique neo-expressionist
form of dance that could be alternately tense, potent and poetic.
If geography is indeed destiny, then the German Neo-Expressionist
Anselm Kiefer could be deemed the saying's poster child.
His rough, hurried application of acrylics to canvas, however, is more in line with the neo-expressionist
style represented by artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Cognizant of this potential of color, Grosse was originally a member of Leipzig's Neue Wilden school of painting, a neo-expressionist
exploration of the modern chromatic experience.
Julian Schnabel was a leading light in the 1980s neo-expressionist
art movement, a painter of vividly bold collages, his canvases mixed with shards of pottery and the like.
Across fifty-six such vignettes, which exist tenuously between memory and dream and move with a kind of associational logic, Hafftka, an accomplished neo-expressionist
artist for the past thirty years, catapults us, with this collection, his first venture with narrative, into a fairytale world of Jungian imagery charged with Freudian implication, a symbolic landscape of winding staircases, stone towers, lush fields, quaint cottages, and forbidding forests.
Perhaps hints of the first thirdstream pieces came even earlier, quite unexpectedly from England, with Tudor's 1937 Dark Elegies and his neo-expressionist
1938 Judgment of Paris.
Dark blues, greens, and browns characterized her expressionist palette, which kept pace with the neo-expressionist
mood of young male artists such as Julian Schnabel and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
The exhibit presents paintings that utilize a neo-Expressionist
vocabulary and evoke compositions by contemporary matters, such as Jean-Michel Basquiat.
History gives us a better ending than Guston dared dream of: Nixon bidding farewell to his presidency as Kissinger's glasses mist with tears--and a pilgrim chorus of Neo-Expressionist
painters singing Guston's triumph as the curtain falls.
It also suggests that although Sherman began her career on the post-modern image-appropriation bandwagon called Pictures Art, she has evolved into the most genuinely Neo-Expressionist
artist to come out of the '80s.