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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Josef Albers: Thinking Outside the Box

For an artist so closely associated with squares, the life of Josef Albers is cyclical. He began his career as a school teacher, then became an artist, before becoming one of the most important art educators of the 20th century.

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