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Drip Painting

Drip painting is an abstract art form that is created by dripping or pouring paint onto a canvas. In the twentieth century artist Francis Picabia, André Masson and Max Ernst,experimented with this art style. Ernst painted the Lissajous figures by swinging a paint filled bucket with a hole in it over the canvas.

Contemporary artists who have used drip painting include Lynda Benglis, Norman Bluhm, Dan Christensen, Ian Davenport, Ronald Davis, Rodney Graham, John Hoyland, Ronnie Landfield, Zane Lewis, Joan Mitchell, Roxy Paine, Larry Poons, Pat Steir, Andre Thomkins, and Zevs.


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