Beniamino Ciccotelli


Artist biography

Beniamino Ciccotelli is seen as an established contemporary artist, Beniamino Ciccotelli was born in 1937. Artists Juan Alcon, Eva Brodská, Josef Benda, Antonio Cannone, and Alfred Chambers are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Beniamino Ciccotelli

Beniamino Ciccotelli was born in 1937 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas concerning the sublime and spirituality. Artists chose to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the limitations of the Soviet bloc. Important artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.