Lyrical Abstraction

Wols - Portrait

Wols

Wols originally Alfred Otto Wolfgang Schulze was a German multi-disciplinary artist, who created most of his art in France. At the beginning, he worked with photography, but during and after the Second World War, he turned to painting and drawing. Although his works were associated with Art Informel, Tachisme, and other movements, he developed his...

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Eric Godin

Éric Godin is a Canadian artist: a painter, a sculptor, a writer, an editorial cartoonist, an illustrator, and a creative designer. Godin’s Cartoon and Illustration Years Godin was born in Montreal, and began his career as a freelance illustrator in 1984,...

Jean-Paul Riopelle

Jean-Paul Riopelle was a Canadian painter, born on October 7, 1923 in Montreal, Canada. He became the first Canadian painter, since James Wilson Morrice, to attain widespread international recognition. Riopelle started taking drawing lessons with Henri...

Georges Mathieu - Mouchet, 1960 (detail)

Georges Mathieu

Georges Mathieu was a French painter born on January 27, 1921 in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France. He is best known for large-scale paintings featuring curving, calligraphic lines. He is associated with Tachism (French for stain-making), a style of painting...

Oscar Gauthier

Oscar Gauthier was French artist and one of the prominent members of the Abstraction Lyrique group whose work was included in many solo and group exhibitions....

Jean Degottex

Jean Degottex was a French artist born in 1918. Along with Simon Hantaï, he pioneered a lyrical abstraction which was to become a major influence on the New York School....

Gerard Schneider

Gérard Ernest Schneider was a Swiss artist born in 1896. He was one of the major pioneers of Lyrical Abstraction, a gestural and personal form of abstraction....

Jean-Michel Atlan

Jean-Michel Atlan was a self-taught French painter, poet and political activist. One of the most personal representatives of postwar lyrical abstraction, Atlan was born in Constantine, French Algeria, in 1913....

Bram van Velde

Bram van Velde

Bram van Velde was a Dutch painter known for an intensely colored and geometric semi-representational painting style related to Tachisme, and Lyrical Abstraction....

John Seery

John Seery is an American artist born in 1941. He is often associated with the lyrical abstraction movement....

Pierre Alechinsky

Pierre Alechinsky

Pierre Alechinsky is a Belgian artist who has lived and worked in France since 1951. His work is related to tachisme, abstract expressionism, and lyrical abstraction. Alechinsky was born in Schaerbeek....

Camille Bryen - Univéronique (detail), 1959

Camille Bryen

Camille Bryen is the stage name of Camille Briand, who was born in Nantes in 1907 and died in Paris in 1977. He was a poet, painter and French engraver of the new School of Paris, belonging to the currents of lyrical abstraction and tachisme....

Victor Pasmore at work, 1951, abstract art

Victor Pasmore

Victor Pasmore was a British artist and architect, whose paintings and large-scale installations were crucial for defining and development of abstract art in Britain in the 1940s and 1950s....

James Brooks - U, 1952 (detail)

James Brooks

James Brooks was an American artist, well known for his murals, abstract paintings and as a winner of the Logan Medal of the Arts. Featured image: James Brooks – U, 1952 (detail). Oil on canvas. 38 1/2 x 54 9/10 in. 97.8 x 139.4 cm. Photo courtesy Berry...

Friedel Dzubas - Aftermath, 1978 (detail)

Friedel Dzubas

Friedel Dzubas was a German-born American Color Field painter, born on April 20, 1915 in Berlin. He was one of a pioneers of the stain painting technique alongside Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, and Kenneth Noland. Featured image: Friedel Dzubas –...

Dan Christensen - Red-Red, 1968 (detail)

Dan Christensen

Dan Christensen was an American abstract painter best known for his unfettered use of color in various styles, including Color Field painting and Lyrical Abstraction. Featured image: Dan Christensen – Red-Red, 1968 (detail). Acrylic on canvas. 90 x 120 in....

Robert Natkin, Dybbruk, 1974-75 (detail)

Robert Natkin

Robert Natkin was an American born abstract painter whose work is associated with Abstract expressionism, Color field painting, and Lyrical Abstraction....

Cleve Gray - Hopkin's Comet (detail), 1990, photo credits - 1stdibs

Cleve Gray

Cleve Gray was an American Abstract Expressionist painter known for his large-scale, vividly colorful and lyrically gestural abstract compositions. The artist was also associated with Color Field painting and Lyrical Abstraction....

Edward Avedisian - Untitled, c 1960

Edward Avedisian

More details will be forthcoming shortly. Featured image: Edward Avedisian – Untitled, c. 1960. Acrylic on canvas. 68 x 101 1/4 in. 172.7 x 257.2 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy Berry Campbell Gallery...

Maurice Wyckaert

Maurice Wyckaert was a Brussels-born neo-expressionistic, lyrical abstract painter, gouache designer, lithographer, and printmaker. Featured image: Maurice Wyckaert – Il Girasole (detail), 1991, photo credits – Mutual Art...