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  • Description: Expressionism
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    • Vir Heroicus Sublimis.

    • Abstract (fine arts style); Abstract Expressionist; Color-field; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "The assertive flatness of the implacable field of red is emphasized by the linear vertical 'zips'. Rather than functioning as 'drawing' within space, these reinforce and delimit the space as a whole. White 'zips' in Newman's works also evoke...
    • Two Urinals.

    • Contemporary
    • "These highly stylized, non-utilitarian versions of plumbing fixtures evoke complex psycho-sexual concerns surrounding issues of hygiene and male bonding. At the same time, they participate in a witty dialogue with Jasper Johns's famous bronze cast...
    • Talking.

    • New Image; Contemporary; Postmodern
    • "As in certain paintings by Francis Bacon, existential givens were made stubbornly palpable in Guston's pictures. Recurrent images such as a head with a single wide-open eye, wrist-watches, bare light-bulbs, or cigarette butts spoke of bouts of...
    • At Five in the Afternoon.

    • Modern (styles and periods); Abstract Expressionist; Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "This painting deliberately combines a host of allusions to Spanish culture such as the stark black/white contrasts of Goya, Velasquez, and Picasso, the Spanish poet Lorca's lament to a dead bullfighter, 'Llanto por Ignacio Jánchez mejías', and the...
    • Cow Wallpaper, detail.

    • Pop (fine arts styles); Modern (styles and periods)
    • "Warhol's 'wallpaper' initially decorated a room at Leo Castelli's New York gallery in April, 1966. Another room was devoted to his floating Silver Clouds (helium-filled silver pillows)." (Caption, p.111); "[Robert] Rauschenberg's early 1960s...

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