Persistence of Vision: Contemporary African American Abstract Art
Encountering Expressionism, Part 2
After reviewing the above videos please answer the following questions:
1. Describe in your own words what the artists are saying about Abstract Expressionism? How is it different for Black Abstract Expressionist artists? Is it harder or easier to find an audience?
2. Select one point or artist from either video and explain how the artist’s technique or style helps you better understand their work.
Part 1: Everyone should answer the above questions and also ask one question about the assigned reading by Wednesday, February 26 at 8:00 pm.
I want you to think about the videos, so please do not ask a question that others can simply look up the answer.
Part 2: I want you to answer/ respond to at least 2 of your classmate’s questions by Thursday, February 27 at 8:00 pm.