Color Field painting, influenced by Matisse, Fauvism, and Surrealism was relatively inert and bare. Color applied to flat surfaces suggests an overall calm, meditative otherworldly place. The goal was to eliminate all obstacles between the artist and the idea, and between the idea and the viewer.
There is no attempt at representation in the narrative sense; the subject is color.
Red, Yellow, Black on White
Orange, Tan and Purple, 1954
Untitled, Black, 1963
Cityscape I, 1963
Ocean Park Number 49, 1972
Ocean Park Number 54, 1972
Ocean Park Number 114, 1979
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