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New York School

n.
1. A group of American poets active during the 1950s and 1960s whose works are marked by playfulness, irony, sophistication, and a shared interest in the visual arts.
2. A group of American painters active during the 1950s and 1960s whose works are marked by abstraction, bold use of color and brushwork, and often large canvases.

[From the fact that many of the groups' members lived in New York City and drew inspiration from life there.]
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New York School

(c. 1945–60) A loosely associated group of mainly abstract expressionist painters, such as Pollock and De Kooning, who attempted to build a uniquely American nonrepresentational mode of artistic expression.
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