Brigitte Corbisier


Artist biography

Brigitte Corbisier is regarded as a well established artist, Brigitte Corbisier was born in 1933. Also born in 1933 and of this same generation are Kiugak Ashoona, Jim Bray, Thomas Bricker, Myron Kaufman, and Stan Brakhage.

Further Biographical Context for Brigitte Corbisier

Born in 1933, Brigitte Corbisier's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1950s. The 1950s can be said to have been dominated by Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that prioritised dramatic brushstrokes and explored ideas about organic nature, spirituality and the sublime. Much of the focus was on the formal properties of painting, and ideas of action painting were unified with the political freedom of the United States society as opposed to the strict nature of the Soviet bloc. Influential artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, though necessary revisionism of this period has highlighted the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Brigitte Corbisier

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