1924 - 2002
Bob Collins was a creative visual artist, Born in 1924, Bob Collins passed away in 2002. Artists like Stanley Bleifeld, Vera Molnar, Vasile Aciobanitai, Ernest Acker, and Anton Heyboer were also born in 1924.
Further Biographical Context for Bob Collins
Born in 1924, Bob Collins was primarily influenced by the 1950s. During the Post War period, New York City became the global focus for Modernism. Throughout the Second World War, many artists had made their way 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 maturation in the United States for many decades that followed. 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 acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.