How did artists capture the mood of post-war America, with its abundance and feelings of anxiety? How are these dual themes still present in the television and movies in the present day?
Select one iconic photograph from the 20th century. Why did you select this photograph? What is this photograph’s significance to you? What is its significance to the time period?
How did the media make a correlation between Abstract Expressionist painters and 1950s movie stars?
Jackson Pollock’s work changed dramatically from his work as a part of the Works Progress Administration to his work as an Abstract Expressionist. How did this change develop?
What could be dangerous about accepting every and all expressionist, abstract art into the world of critically accepted art? How could some take advantage of the naivety of some art purchasers or aficionados?