How and why did early American abstraction develop? What subjects were present in your artist’s abstract works? Describe with at least one example from the artist.

Choose one of the following artists for an examination of their stylistic development into abstraction:

  • Arthur Dove
  • Stanton Macdonald-Wright
  • Marsden Hartley
  • Max Weber
  • Georgia O’Keeffe

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper examining your selected artist’s development into abstraction that responds to the following:

  • How and why did early American abstraction develop?
  • What subjects were present in your artist’s abstract works? Describe with at least one example from the artist.
  • Why did the artists choose to work in this style? To what influences were they responding to from Europe, and how was their own exploration of abstraction meaningful to them?
  • What is your own response to the artist’s work?

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