1922 - 2018
Cao Yongping was a visual artist, Cao Yongping was born in 1922 and died in 2018. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Ugljesa Bogunovic, Fritz Becker, Anton Beijsens, Lisbeth Dæhlin, and Gunnar Alvar.
Further Biographical Context for Cao Yongping
Born in 1922, Cao Yongping's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a primary method of painting, and explored ideas about the sublime and spirituality. Artists endeavoured 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 later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been recognised, amongst many other female creatives.