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Hartigan and Ataman Dance Together

I like quotes. If you actually follow and read my blog you probably already know that little fact about me. If this is your first time reading the blog – then Greetings! 412 more words
Art

Abstract Expressionism at the R.A.

In his introductory essay to the catalogue of the Royal Academy’s current exhibition, Abstract Expressionism, of which he was one of the two principal curators, David Anfam suggests that while it has proved difficult to pin down a clear definition of abstract expressionist style, there has long existed a consensus as to the major figures involved: start with Pollock and Rothko and add two or three more. 936 more words

Art & Photography

Grace Hartigan, Frank O'Hara, and the New York School

Burt Glinn, Back Table at the Five Spot (1957), Frank O’Hara, Larry Rivers, Grace Hartigan (l to r)

The painter Grace Hartigan (1922-2008) was a central figure in the New York School of poets and artists in the 1950s. 981 more words

Frank O'Hara