Abstract Expressionism. A development from Expressionism, which applies the principles of Expressionism to abstract art. It began in the late 1940s and became a dominant trend in Western painting during the 1950s. The work of Jackson Pollock is a good example.

"One: Number 31" (1950) Jackson Pollock

Related Terms: Abstract, Action Painting, Expressionism, Painting Art Styles and Schools.

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