Category Archives: Abstract Expressionism

Recent Additions

The Annex Galleries acquires new inventory weekly and we have a link for these Recent Acquisitions on the left side of our Home Page under “What’s New.” We are spotlighting twenty-five recent acquisitions that were produced in a variety of … Continue reading

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Seong Moy, 1921-2013: A biography and some prints

This blog remembers the remarkable abstract expressionist printmaker Seong Moy, who passed away on June 9, 2013. Mentored by Vytlacil, Hofmann and S.W. Hayter at Atelier 17, his large abstract color woodcuts, which often also incorporated cardboard relief have always … Continue reading

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The Treasure Hunt: Part VII

Printmaking in the United Kingdom has a long and rich history, starting with the utilization of the letterpress. After Germany’s Johannes Gutenberg invented the “moveable type” printing press in 1439, Britain- industrious to the last- wasted no time in replicating … Continue reading

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Sound and Abstraction

As the early half of the 20th century underwent a massive reevaluation of self expression, artists from every sector of the art world began to look to one another for inspiration. Performance art emerged as a revolutionary new form of … Continue reading

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