Contemporary trends

United States, 1986

Film
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This video describes the American art scene in the 1940’s when painters in New York developed Abstract Expressionism. Among the artists represented are Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Adolph Gottlieb and Mark Rothko. Also examines the Minimal, Pop, Conceptual and Photorealist movements.

Credits

producer/director

Eve Cotton

production company

Center for Humanities

Duration

00:21:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38339

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Abstract expressionism

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Modern - 20th century - United States

Crafts & Visual Arts → Minimal art

Crafts & Visual Arts → Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956

Crafts & Visual Arts → Pop art

Crafts & Visual Arts → Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

People → Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956

People → Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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