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Abstract expressionism

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

Ecrits Matiere d'Artistes --Incidences: [Untitled]. No.2/Suppl / Jacques Almerge., 1994

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Identifier: CC-27521-28580
Scope and Contents

This booklet was one of six published as a supplement to Incidences No.2 that commemorated exhibitions sponsored by ARTCI-BLE in Montpellier, France 1994-1995. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

Fan / Jack A. Hirschman., 1990

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Identifier: CC-08998-9175
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The theme of this poem relates to a personal incident that occurred in Hirschman's hotel room. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1990

For Nagorno Karabakh / Basmajian, Shaunt., 1989

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Identifier: CC-22705-23140
Scope and Contents The ink drawing is superimposed upon a tight grid of the repetively typed word "blood." Words that are recognizable in the drawing include the following: 'the' and 'in the soul.' Basmajian was born in the Armenian Republic and migrated with his family to Canada at age 7 years. Hence, his interest in writing this poem about the Nagorno-Karabakh War. Wikipedia: It was an armed conflict that took place from February 1988 to May 1994, in the small enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh in southwestern Azerbaijan, between the majority ethnic Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh backed by the Republic of Armenia, and the Republic of Azerbaijan. As the war progressed, Armenia and Azerbaijan, both former Soviet Republics, entangled themselves in a protracted, undeclared war in the mountainous heights of Karabakh as Azerbaijan attempted to curb the secessionist movement in Nagorno-Karabakh. The enclave's parliament had voted in favor of uniting itself with Armenia and a referendum, boycotted by the...
Dates: 1989

Huzzah: Ita Page of Arrowglyhs / Hirschman, Jack A.., 1986

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Identifier: CC-33456-35098
Scope and Contents

The background for the chalk hieroglyphics in both sides of this painted book object is reminiscent of a Jackson Pollock drip painting. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986

I Am Uh (Letter To You) / Rehfeldt, Robert., 1982

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Identifier: CC-62475-47623
Scope and Contents

Exhibited in Visualog 2, San Luis Obispu, California. Exhibition was curated by Karl Kempton -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

Ingredients of Alchemy, Before and After the Rose / DeFeo, Jay ; Hedrick W ; Berman W ; Connor B ; McClure M ; Lamantia P., 2002

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Identifier: CC-52673-73809
Scope and Contents

DeFeo (1929-1989) was an important influence on West Coast artists of the 1960s. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002

Intimitations of Infinity: An Homage to Mark Tobey / Straus, Austin ; Tobey M., 1992 - 1993

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Identifier: CC-27500-28550
Scope and Contents

Each drawing is affixed to the right hand side of the black paper page. Straus produces a dazzling display of drawings in the spirit of the American abstract expressionist/calligraphic painter, Mark Tobey. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992 - 1993

iRiS, 1996

 Item — Box 176: [Barcode: 31858072459336]
Identifier: CC-27531-28597
Scope and Contents

The theme of this work is the Iris flower and most pages depict drawn abstractions of the flower in gray-black colors. The latter is an unexplained contradiction to the purple colors of the flower. The folder enclosing the pamphlets, pages, and drawings is inserted into an enclosure in the rectangular shaped earthy, ceramic vase which has another round enclosure for an artificial Iris flower with its stem. A polaroid photograph depicts the process of how the drawing was made - by rubbing the flower over paper to form the word "Iris" from its pigments.Also designated No.2/Tome 11 in the series ARTCI-BLE Petits Dictionnaires Portatifs. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

[Letter to Cavin McCarthy April 26, 1965] / Cox, Kenelm; McCarthy C., 1965

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Identifier: CC-19965-20353
Scope and Contents

From the Sharkey Scrapbook. Cox gives detailed instructions for constructing his poetry machine which was shown at the I.C.A. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1965

Midnight / Minoy., 1983

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Identifier: CC-59299-54261
Scope and Contents Wikipedia: Minoy was the pseudonym of the electronic art musician and sound artist Stanley Keith Bowsza (October 30, 1951 - March 19, 2010). He was a major figure in the DIY noise music and homemade independent cassette culture scene of the 1980s. He released over 100 compositions. Stanley Keith Bowsza chose his pseudonym Minoy based upon how someone he met mispronounced the name of one of his favorite artists, the Catalan Surrealist Joan Miro. He is recognized as the master of controlled noise. He lived and worked in Torrance, California.Minoy produced some of the most remarkably engrossing, beautiful and imaginative work-of-art albums released on cassette in the 1980s, often with hand made covers. Minoy was an agoraphobic but prolific noise artist intensely active in the music underground between the years 1986 and 1992. During that period he created many unique audio works in collaboration with other sound artists and mail artists. Minoy was an avid mail collaborator,...
Dates: 1983

Mini Gallery, 1982

 Item — Box 156: [Barcode: 31858072458064]
Identifier: CC-38841-40756
Scope and Contents

Tom Phillips writes in his brochure dealing with this series of works that he painted small pictures when he had little time while working on the translating and illustrating of Dante's Inferno. It occurred to him that he could recapture the original impression of a larger space "not by making the works bigger but by making the context in which they were to be viewed smaller." He described the small paintings set into miniature gallery walls as "National Gallery of Lilliput." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

On a Film of Fossils / Hirschman, Jack A.., 1991

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Identifier: CC-09158-9339
Scope and Contents

The poem is a spoof relating to a film recently made on the Beat Generation poets; Hirschman considers it a dead movement. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1991

On a Scale to 10..., 1986

 Item — Box 188: [Barcode: 31858072459583]
Identifier: CC-43807-45903
Scope and Contents

Also designated Fan Broadside. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986

Opera / Fahlstrom, Oyvind., 1968

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Identifier: CC-13108-13405
Scope and Contents

The loose sheet contains a text by Fahlstrom explaining this series of prints. The black and white prints, each numbered on the right side, are presented in a horizontal, scroll-like fashion. The dark, somber, abstract-expressionist thematic forms depicted in the prints are combined with letters & letter-like characters. Based on a prior work of 1952, Opera might have served as a scenic backdrop for the Wagnerian Ring operas. *WEB 1998: Sharon Avery-Fahlström. This silkscreen print is realized in ten panels with wallpaper-like margins which permit an overlapping installation. The concept was to install the work in a continuous line. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968