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Two Artists Overshadowed in the '40s Get a Second Look

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The paintings of Lee Krasner, who was Jackson Pollock’s wife, and Norman Lewis are side by side at the Jewish Museum.  

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WNYC News

One NY Artist: Abstract Expressionist Painter Busser Howell

Saturday, November 23, 2013

WNYC

There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.

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Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

Art in Public: Stuart Davis on Abstract Art and the WPA, 1939

Friday, February 15, 2013

WNYC
Stuart Davis doesn't waste time with small talk or being nice to Republicans.
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NYPR Archives & Preservation

The Irascible Hedda Sterne, April 23, 1970

Monday, May 07, 2012

WNYC

Though a working artist for the span of some 80 years, Hedda Sterne may be best known for simply being in a photograph featuring some of the brightest stars of the Abstract Expressionist movement in America. In this interview with Views on Art host Ruth Bowman we gain some insight into the artist behind the photograph, midway through a long and successful career.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, September 15, 2011

WNYC

A key member of New York’s Abstract Expressionist school gets a retrospective at MoMA, textiles get trippy at the Japan Society, caricature and satire get a thorough going-over at the Met and early paintings by minimalist Eva Hesse go on view in Brooklyn. And, in the event that you need some art with your gas, we have that, too. Here’s what we’re looking at in the coming week.

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Features

Art Dealer Sued over Sale of Fake Robert Motherwell Painting

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The Dedalus Foundation is suing the New York City art dealer Julian Weissman for selling a forgery of the Robert Motherwell work 'Spanish Elegy.'

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Features

Mark di Suvero Sculptures Loom Large on Governors Island

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Starting Friday, 11 monumental steel works by the New York Abstract Expressionist sculptor Mark di Suvero will be up on the former military base grounds — some of which have never been seen before by the public. The exhibit is the largest outdoor show of di Suvero's work to be in shown in New York City since 1975.

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The Arts File

How Abstract Expressionism Took Off in New York

Friday, October 01, 2010

WNYC Arts writer Carolina Miranda talks about the NYC era which gave birth to Abstract Expressionism.

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Features

Perfect City: New York and the Art that Changed the World

Friday, October 01, 2010

WNYC

Perfect City is a two-part documentary which focuses on the physical spaces in New York that helped fuel the Abstract Expressionist movement — The Cedar Tavern and Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century gallery in advance of the exhibit "Abstract Expressionist New York" at the Museum of Modern Art. It is narrated by Carolina A. Miranda, who blogs on the arts as Gallerina for WNYC, and produced by Ave Carrillo.

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Features

Perfect City: A Reading List

Friday, October 01, 2010

WNYC

The literature on Abstract Expressionism and its New York environs is vast and deep — and incredibly heavy. (We have the multiple hernias to prove it.) If you’re interested in learning a little more about the period, the movement, its artists and their legacies, check out WNYC's list of some of the most informative reads.

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Studio 360

Los Carpinteros

Saturday, July 19, 2003

The artists in the Cuba-based collective ‘Los Carpinteros’ connect with their country through their abstract art. Produced by Tania Ketenjian.

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Studio 360

Los Carpinteros

Saturday, August 17, 2002

The artists in the Cuba-based collective Los Carpinteros connect with their country through their abstract art.  

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Studio 360

Jackson Pollock's Musical Refuge

Saturday, July 07, 2001

For abstract painter Jackson Pollock, jazz was a refuge.

(Originally aired: February 10, 2001)

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