Aubrey Williams

1926 · Guyana

Artist biography

Aubrey Williams is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Guyana. Aubrey Williams was born in 1926.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Aubrey Williams' work is available for viewing at Jenkins Johnson Gallery | San Francisco in the United States. Aubrey Williams' work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition DREAM NO SMALL DREAM at October Gallery in London, the United Kingdom. The exhibition was open from 10 April 2019 until 24 May 2019. Aubrey Williams' other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Solo Exhibition (13 September 2018 - 27 October 2018) at October Gallery in the United Kingdom and Spring Selections (18 March 2019 - 23 May 2019) at Jenkins Johnson Gallery | San Francisco in the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Aubrey Williams

Born in 1926, Aubrey Williams was primarily influenced by the 1950s growing up. Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that studied ideas of spirituality and the sublime, dominated the 1950s. Many artists concentrated on the formal properties of painting, and action painting took inspiration from the political freedom of the United States, in opposition to the strict nature of the Soviet bloc. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were predominant artists of this period. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revisited to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Aubrey Williams

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