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New York School

The New York School was an informal art movement of poets, painters and musicians starting out in the 1940’s. Influenced by surrealism, the avant garde movement, improvisatory and experimental theater and music, the members of the New York School took great part in developing abstract expressionism as an art movement.

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Torn between figuration and abstraction, and famous for her huge and notoriously ambiguous flowers, Georgia O’Keeffe is a founding figure of modernism in 20th century American painting. While her works keep beating records in the United States, the artist, who died in 1986 in New Mexico at the age of 98 years, has since been rediscovered in Europe, “revisited” as an authentic face of America.