Abstract Expressionism, an introduction


This course provides a comprehensive overview of Abstract Expressionism, covering its historical origins, defining characteristics and techniques, cultural and geographical context, key figures, reception and legacy, theoretical interpretations, and the art market.

What you will learn

Gain a deep understanding of Abstract Expressionism and its impact on the art world, while developing the ability to analyze and interpret artworks within their historical, cultural, and market contexts.

Course program

Historical Origins of Abstract Expressionism
Defining Characteristics and Techniques of Abstract Expressionism
Cultural and Geographical Context of Abstract Expressionism
Key Figures of Abstract Expressionism and Their Contributions
Reception and Legacy of Abstract Expressionism
Theoretical Interpretations and Comparative Analysis
The Art Market and Abstract Expressionism