Boy Cloos is a contemporary artist considered well established, Boy Cloos was born in 1928. Artists like Arthur Van Assche, Arno Brys, Mirella Monti Belshe, Robert Batchelor, and Georges Van Den Busch were also born in 1928.
Further Biographical Context for Boy Cloos
Boy Cloos was born in 1928 and was largely influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a primary method of painting, and explored ideas about 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. 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 acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.