Beatriz González

1938 · Colombia

Artist biography

Beatriz González is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born and brought up in Colombia, like other celebrated artists such as Carolina Convers, Usuga, Paula, Ledania, Ricardo Rendón, and Andrea Acosta. Beatriz González was born in 1938.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Beatriz González' work is available for viewing at Galerie Peter Kilchmann located in Zurich, Switzerland. Beatriz González most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Drawing Room in London (18 May 2017 until 09 July 2017) with the exhibition Graphic Witness. Beatriz González' only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Sheroes and Diango Hernández, which took place at Galerie Barbara Thumm in Berlin, Germany (07 June 2019 - 02 September 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Beatriz González

Born in 1938, Beatriz González' creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that studied ideas of spirituality and the sublime, dominated the 1950s. Many artists focused on the formal properties of painting, and action painting was influenced by the political freedom of the United States, as opposed to the strict limitations of the Soviet bloc. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were influential artists of this period. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revised to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Beatriz González

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