American Masters

How Abstract Expressionism Changed American Art

Clip: Season 33 Episode 11 | 1m 57s

In post World War II New York City, a new group of artists including Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, & Clyfford Still started a movement known as Abstract Expressionism and took the art world by storm.

Aired: 10/25/19

Rating: NR

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