Abstract Expressionism

News
Acquisitions

Whitney acquires Abstract Expressionist painting by Norman Lewis

The museum will show the underrecognised African American artist's work alongside pieces by his contemporaries

Review
Abstract art

What debt does mid-century American abstract painting owe to Monet?

Exhibition in Paris attempts to draw connections between the Impressionist and Pollock, Rothko and friends—with mixed results

News
Exhibitions

Major survey of Joan Mitchell’s work to open in 2020

The Baltimore Museum of Art and SFMoMA are co-organising the show, which looks at the person and process behind the abstract works

Comment
Politics

Vital artistic exchanges will be stifled by Trump's travel ban

The amicus brief signed by more than 100 museums should shame the justices of the US Supreme Court

News
Exhibitions

'Overlooked' pioneer of Abstract Expressionism Richard Pousette-Dart gets first UK show

US artist was first of New York group to create large-scale paintings—before Jackson Pollock