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action painting

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A style of abstract painting that uses techniques such as the dribbling or splashing of paint to achieve a spontaneous effect.

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  • n. A genre of modern art in which the paint is dribbled, splashed or poured onto the canvas to obtain a spontaneous and totally abstract image

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions; the first important school of American painting to develop independently of European styles

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