Pollock asks Motherwell to be in his band. (still from AbEx Band #1, "Motherwell comes for a visit.")

Elaine DeKooning, Lee Krasner, and Barnett Newman discuss the intricacies of band life. (still from AbEx Band #2, "Who's going to play percussion?")

Clement Greenberg crashes practice to raise the band's spirits; he wants "to HEAR the abstraction." (still from AbEx Band #3, "Keep it up!")

Lee and Elaine lament over the inattentiveness of their partners. (still from AbEx Band #3, "Keep it up!")

Band practice gets heated between Rothko, DeKooning, and Pollock. Newman plays peacekeeper. (still from AbEx Band #3, "Keep it up!")

Motherwell arrives with the old Casio keyboard for Newman to play. (still from AbEx Band #2, "Who's going to play percussion?")

Krasner arrives to band practice wielding a maraca. (still from AbEx Band #2, "Who's going to play percussion?")