Action Painting Definition

noun
A style of abstract painting that uses techniques such as the dribbling or splashing of paint to achieve a spontaneous effect.
American Heritage
A form of abstract expressionism in which such methods as the spattering or dripping of paint are used to create bold, fluid, apparently random compositions.
Webster's New World

(art) A genre of modern art in which the paint is dribbled, splashed or poured onto the canvas to obtain a spontaneous and totally abstract image.

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action painting
Plural:
action paintings

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