Albert Kotin (1907-1980) an early American abstract expressionist
Alexander Calder wrote in 1968: "As long as there are people such as Al Kotin, there is no danger to art."
Albert Kotin belonged to the early generation of New York School Abstract Expressionist Artists whose artistic innovation by the 1950s had been recognized across the Atlantic including Paris. New York School Abstract Expressionism represented by Jackson Pollock, Willem De Kooning, Franz Kline and others became the leading art movement of the postwar era.
Albert Kotin is included in each of the following books with two full-page color reproductions of his artwork, statement and biography: http://www.amazon.com/York-School-Abstract-Expressionists-Documentation/dp/0967799406/ref=sr_1_4?ie=...www.amazon.com/York-School-Abstract-Expressionists-Docume...pages 206-209www.amazon.com/American-Abstract-Expressionism-1950s-Illu...pages 190-193 http://www.amazon.com/American-Abstract-Figurative-Expressionism-Timeless/dp/0967799422/ref=sr_1_8?i...www.amazon.com/American-Abstract-Figurative-Expressionism...pages 140-143