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8 Famous Color Field Paintings that Define the Genre

8 Famous Color Field Paintings that Define the Genre

As the 1940s came to a close, a number of artists were looking for something new. Among them, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, and Clyfford Still were on the search for a new style of abstraction, one that would set them apart from their predecessors and rejected any emphasis on gesture or action. Instead, color was their emotive…