How did one of the most interesting periods of modern art play out exactly? Here, page after page documents the little advances, the setbacks that led the New York artists from a fascination with Surrealism through wartime politics into a new way of creating. Well worth checking out.
de Kooning in the 50's
Gorky shortly before committing suicide.
1951, the big names in American art as published in Life magazine.
Pollock and Krasner on the day of Pollock's death.
The Surrealist Matta