Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s


Subject:
Poetry , Schools of Art , American , Modern Art , Beat Generation , Abstract Expressionism

Description:
This exhibit explores the innovative works of American painters and poets following the end of World War II. The site features essays about each of these groups, with discussions about painters such as Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, and Mark Rothko; and poets from "four overlapping constellations: the Beat Generation, the San Francisco Renaissance, the Black Mountain poets, and the New York School poets." Also includes selected images. From the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

Publisher:
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.npg.si.edu/exh/rebels/


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