Abstract Art Vs Abstract Art

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In this paper, I am going compare and contrast two different abstract artworks from two different art movements. Abstract art is non-figurative, non-objective art. After the 19th century, the artists started expressing their feeling in the different way, which was in the form of abstract art. Artist felt that the society and technology have developed so, they had to create new things. The two abstract art I am going compare and contrast is expressionism and surrealism. And the two artworks are Number 1 by Pollock Jackson from expressionism and Mama, Papa is wounded! By Yves Tanguy from surrealism. I chose these artworks because these were the most influence artwork in those movements
Number 1 was painted in 1950. This painting is made on oils, enamel, and aluminum on canvas. In Number 1, Pollock uses green, white, and black and in some cases brown to relinquish the painting an earthy look. Whereas, Mama Papa wounded was made on oil on canvas. In Mama Papa wounded, Tanguy uses dark colors and dark tones to depict sadness and loneliness to the viewer. Both the artist ideas were similar which was war and in particularly the World War 2.
Both artists have a different background while they were painting these paintings. Pollock was living in the suburbs of New York, where he had rented a house, he got the inspiration from the eelgrass marshes and gorgeous watery light, which were surrounding his house. Whereas, Tanguy’s most inspiration was his own family, where his brother was

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