Support: Arches wove paper
Image: 57 x 76.3 cm (22 7/16 x 30 1/16 in.); Sheet: 57 x 76.3 cm (22 7/16 x 30 1/16 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Louis E. Emsheimer in memory of her husband 1997.238
© Pollock-Krasner Foudation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
The Abstract Expressionists made art intuitively. Their works record the instinctive gestures of the arm as it moves across a canvas or sheet of paper. These dynamic, all-over compositions tend to create a shallow pictorial depth and lack a central focal point, so that the viewer's gaze is continually traveling around the entire composition. These fluid, energetic images have a startling immediacy and seem to expand beyond the edge of the support in all directions. Lee Krasner, married to Jackson Pollock, was at the forefront of these developments.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar.