Timothy Hasenstein (born November 19, 1940) is an American painter, sculptor and educator who was influenced by the New York School of Abstract Expressionists. Hasenstein was a protégé of Milton Resnick, who was artist-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin–Madison while he was doing graduate work.
Born and raised in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Hasenstein grew to favor nature's icons; bones and branches and other found objects which play a predominant role in his art. Hasenstein gives sculptural form to the materials he uses from nature. His sculptures are very organic, made from materials found on walks, hikes and adventures.
While at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Hasenstein developed a painting style that is often referred to as Abstract Impressionism, reflecting Monet's late French Impressionistic influence as well as his mentor Resnick's Post Abstract Expressionism.
Rudolf Arnheim author of Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye was also a friend and mentor of Hasenstein.
In 2007, Hasenstein was featured in the SPNN cable special Lowertown TV.
Hasenstein is currently represented by Finn's Gallery at 308 N. Arizona in Silver City, New Mexico. After residing in the Lowertown Lofts, a community of artists in St. Paul, Minnesota for several years, he relocated to Silver City in summer 2008.
In visual arts, music, and other media, minimalism is an art movement that began in post–World War II Western art, most strongly with American visual arts in the 1960s and early 1970s. Prominent artists associated with minimalism include Donald Judd, Agnes Martin, Dan Flavin, Carl Andre, Robert Morris, Anne Truitt, and Frank Stella. The movement is often interpreted as a reaction against abstract expressionism and modernism; it anticipated contemporary postminimal art practices, which extend or reflect on minimalism's original objectives.
Abstract expressionism is a post–World War II art movement in American painting, developed in New York City in the 1940s. It was the first specifically American movement to achieve international influence and put New York at the center of the Western art world, a role formerly filled by Paris. Although the term "abstract expressionism" was first applied to American art in 1946 by the art critic Robert Coates, it had been first used in Germany in 1919 in the magazine Der Sturm, regarding German Expressionism. In the United States, Alfred Barr was the first to use this term in 1929 in relation to works by Wassily Kandinsky.
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Sam Gilliam is an African-American color field painter and lyrical abstractionist artist. Gilliam is associated with the Washington Color School, a group of Washington, D.C. area artists that developed a form of abstract art from color field painting in the 1950s and 1960s. His works have also been described as belonging to abstract expressionism and lyrical abstraction. He works on stretched, draped and wrapped canvas, and adds sculptural 3D elements. He is recognized as the first artist to introduce the idea of a draped, painted canvas hanging without stretcher bars around 1965. This was a major contribution to the Color Field School.
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