1900s both realism and abstractionism formed important parts of Americas art culture

In an essay of approximately 500 words (with a typical font and spacing, this will be approximately 2 pages), respond to the following question.

In the early 1900s both realism and abstractionism formed important parts of America’s artistic culture. Discuss and compare of these American artistic movements, providing examples of painters and paintings discussed in the videos.

In your answer be sure to include mention of stylistic and subject similarities, differences, and goals.

Do this using ONLY the examples that Soltes discusses and explains in his lectures. Do not use Internet sources for inspiration nor as help.

Lectures are attached. Use only these.