Agustín De Celis


Artist biography

Agustín De Celis is seen as an established contemporary artist, Agustín De Celis was born in 1932. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Corrado Bechelli, Nino Aimone, Jenny Barwell, Jean-Claude Bourgeois, and Seung-Taek Lee.

Further Biographical Context for Agustín De Celis

Born in 1932, Agustín De Celis was primarily influenced by the 1950s growing up. During the Post War period, New York City became the global focus for Modernism. Throughout the Second World War, many artists had travelled to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which resulted in a merging and amalgamation of abilities and ideas. Whilst in New York, influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists, and influenced cultural growth in the United States for many decades that followed. Influential artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In subsequent revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.