Inspiration

“I was sitting, waiting for Inspiration about innocence…  into my mind, there came a grid, lines going this way, and lines going that way, and they were innocent. They looked like innocence.”  – Agnes Martin, retreating into the desert, was seeking a means to communicate pure emotion, to give viewers a direct aesthetic experience, verging…

Abstract Expressionism

A deep desire to separate painting from anything external to it…   A demanding style; the viewer must spend time, engage with the painting, and become immersed in it. These artists did not share a cohesive style, but a shared interest in conveying strong emotional or expressive content. “I hope my painting has the impact…