Pictured from left rear: Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Ad Reinhardt, Hedda Sterne; next row: Richard Pousette-Dart, William Baziotes, Jimmy Ernst, Jackson Pollock, James Brooks, Clyfford Still, Robert Motherwell, Bradley Walker Tomlin; foreground: Theodoros Stamos, Barnett Newman and Mark Rothko. Missing from photo: Weldon Kees, Fritz Bultman and Hans Hofmann. Photographed by Nina Leen for Time/Life, 1951. This photo appeared in Life's Jan. 15, 1951 issue, captioned "Irascible Group of Advanced Artists Led Fight Against Show."
The Irascibles, 1950 Nov. 24 / Nina Leen, photographer. Miscellaneous photographs collection. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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