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Antonio Saura, Shout, 1959

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surrealism
automatic writing [freely writing whatever comes into the head] and spontaneous actions


abstract expressionism
action painting ....  gestural brushstrokes, In this painting Saura has used slashing angry brushstrokes

Antonio Saura wiki link

Antonio Saura's artistic career began with an interest in the Surrealist movement, but a meeting with Andre Breton in Paris during the mid 1950s and Spain's civil war drove him to a expressionist style that led him to feel more at home with members of the COBRA group

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