Agustín Boyer Salvador

1940

Artist biography

Agustín Boyer Salvador is an established artist, Agustín Boyer Salvador was born in 1940. Artists Rafa Al Nassiri, David Askevold, Ulla Andersson, Gianni Pettena, and Plessi Fabrizio are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Agustín Boyer Salvador

Agustín Boyer Salvador was born in 1940 and was predominantly influenced 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 creatives to the city in exile from Europe, leading to a noteworthy pooling of talent and ideas. Important 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. Important 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, but necessary revisionism of this period has underlined the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.