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Founded as a backlash opposed to summary expressionism, minimalism was once characterised through simplified, stripped-down varieties and fabrics used to specific rules in an instantaneous and impersonal demeanour. via featuring items as uncomplicated gadgets, minimum artists sought to speak with no pertaining to expressive or old subject matters. This serious circulation, which started within the Sixties and branched out into land paintings, functionality artwork, and conceptual paintings, remains to be a huge impression this present day. Featured artists: Carl Andre, Stephen Antonakos, Jo Baer, Larry Bell, Ronald Bladen, Walter De Maria, Dan Flavin, Robert Grosvenor, Eva Hesse, Donald Judd, Gary Kuehn, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, John McCracken, Robert Morris, Robert Ryman, Fred Sandback, Richard Serra, Tony Smith, Robert Smithson, Anne Truitt.

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