Akira Uchida parallels dance and abstract expressionism at the Clyfford Still Museum

In its essence, Abstract Expressionism emerged as an emotive and reactionary response to the strict figurative forms that came before it, and American artist Clyfford Still was undoubtedly one of the defining figures in its conception. Developing a powerful new approach to paint in the wake of World War II, his artistic evolution put feeling onto canvas, communicating the conflict and struggle of a “living spirit” through expressive large-scale pieces – his blocked paintwork notably barbed at the edges…read more on www.nowness.com

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