James Abbott McNeill Whistler

American, 1834-1903

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler

American, 1834-1903

1,375 followers

James Abbott McNeill Whistler changed the course of art history with his radical techniques and …

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler changed the course of art history with his radical techniques and adoption of Asian design principles, which emphasized a two-dimensional flattening of painted forms and their arrangement into abstract patterns. A London-based expatriate, Whistler embraced and promoted the doctrine that …

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Tate Britain, and 1 more
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Tate, and 3 more
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The New Yorker
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