1934 - 1993
Andrés Cillero was a creative visual artist, Andrés Cillero, born in 1934, died in 1993. Also born in 1934 and of this same generation are Manuel Calvo, Enrique Metinides, Marwan, Michael Bolus, and Rudolf Fedorovich Abramov.
Further Biographical Context for Andrés Cillero
Born in 1934, Andrés Cillero was predominantly influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a primary method of painting, and explored ideas concerning the sublime and spirituality. Artists endeavoured to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the strictures of the Soviet bloc. 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 recognised, amongst many other female creatives.