Category: Abstract Art
Why isn’t artist Norman Lewis famous?
Abstract Expressionism — the first uniquely American art movement to attain international influence — trumpets the limitlessness of artistic horizons. But limitless for whom? How many Black abstract expressionists can you name?
Decoding the mysterious art of Paul Klee
Unlike Picasso, Paul Klee doesn’t suffer from being taken way too seriously. But maybe it’s time his ideas carried more weight. Klee’s Bauhaus lecture notes contain over 1,200 pages of personal research into color, shape, and pattern that are among the most detailed in art history.