Tint has followed an improvised, idiosyncratic path. She has struggled against the kind of doctrinaire formalism to which artists associated with Greenberg have often been tethered. For the past several decades, she has produced large-scale gestural paintings with brilliant color and rich impasto. Applying Hans Hofmann’s “push and pull” esthetic for her own purposes, Tint uses staccato markings and searing color in often-radial compositions to convey a wide range of mood and ambiance. She has maintained in her works over the years a consistently assured touch and an adventurous sense of color
Francine Tint, Astro World, 2022. Acrylic and charcoal on canvas, 48.5 x 76 inches. Courtesy the artist.
Tint’s work is discussed in Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques.
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