• New York Artists

    The re-emergence of polychrome sculpture may be partly due to the increasing emphasis on optical vibration, color fields and non-textural surface in painting, but in many instances it is the logical outcome of Abstract Expressionism, closer to the ideals of de Kooning, Guston and Kline than much of the sculpture done by their contemporaries in the fifties. The majority of those working in polychromy today are still committed to these ideals—the principles of gesture, immediacy, intuitive and highly personal form—as contrasted to the new “cool” art of geometry, color abstraction and Pop. But the

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