A Review of ‘Ab-Ex Re-Con,’ at the Nassau County Museum of Art

As a corrective step, some art historians have suggested treating the canon as shifting and unfixed, acknowledging the role that politics plays in these decisions and broadening the field to include more artists. The last option has been applied to “Ab-Ex Re-Con: Abstract Expressionism Reconsidered” at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn Harbor, N.Y.

Ab-Ex Re-Con, organized by Karl Emil Willers, director of the Nassau County Museum, includes over 80 works by nearly 50 artists, many of whom might be unfamiliar to viewers, but who were integral to the midcentury New York School of painting and were often celebrated by their peers.

A good example is Fritz Bultman, who was part of the group of artists nicknamed Article source: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/24/nyregion/a-review-of-ab-ex-re-con-at-the-nassau-county-museum-of-art.html

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