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Mark Tobey (1890 – 1976), 1935.   Photo by Robert Bruce Inverarity. Smithsonian
Tobey was an American abstract expressionist painter who became renowned for an energetic, Eastern influenced “white writing” style of abstraction painted originally to express the frenetic pulse of New York City, a style which influenced Jackson Pollock among others.

Mark Tobey (1890 – 1976), 1935.   Photo by Robert Bruce Inverarity. Smithsonian

Tobey was an American abstract expressionist painter who became renowned for an energetic, Eastern influenced “white writing” style of abstraction painted originally to express the frenetic pulse of New York City, a style which influenced Jackson Pollock among others.