Adele Cohen

1922

Artist biography

Adele Cohen is a contemporary artist considered well established, Adele Cohen was born in 1922. Also born in 1922 and of this same generation are Glenn Raymond Bradshaw, Eugenio Pieraccini, Aimé Van Belleghem, Victor A. Borzov, and Osvaldo Barra Cunningham.

Further Biographical Context for Adele Cohen

Adele Cohen was born in 1922 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1950s. In the Post-War period the lens of modernism was focused, in terms of internationally, on developments in New York City. The Second World War had brought many important artists to the city in exile from Europe, leading to a significant pooling of talent and ideas. Influential Europeans that came to New York and provided inspiration for American artists included Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann, who between them set the foundations for much of the United States’ explosive cultural growth in the subsequent decades. Influential artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, though necessary reassessment of this period has emphasised the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Adele Cohen

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