The selected works were created with unconventional methods, creating a context for an exploration of various artistic processes. Arranged chronologically, they demonstrate how artists have built upon and broken with tradition by developing new approaches to making art. Throughout, consider how these processes deviate from traditional modes of art–making and the degree to which the methods are revealed in the finished work.
Jean (Hans) Arp. Untitled (Collage with Squares Arranged According to the Laws of Chance). 1916–1917
Jackson Pollock. One: Number 31, 1950. 1950
Yves Klein. Anthropometry: Princess Helena. 1960
Andy Warhol. Campbell’s Soup Cans. 1962
Cai Guo-Qiang. Drawing for Transient Rainbow. 2003
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