Art Word of the Day: All-over painting
Term: All-over painting
Definition: A painting surface which is
treated as a continuous and indivisible surface, paint applied so that every portion receives equal attention. First used to describe the method of Jackson Pollock (American, 1912-1956), an Abstract Expressionist who, by distributing paint in a significantly uniform way, dripping and spattering it onto canvas spread on his floor, abandoned traditional means of composition.Also see Color Field painting.
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