Carlos Ceesepe

1958 - 2018

Artist biography

Carlos Ceesepe was a creative artist, Carlos Ceesepe, born in 1958, died in 2018. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Lawickmüller, Michaële-Andréa Schatt, Agustin Castro Lopez, Jean Jean, and Simon Linke.

Further Biographical Context for Carlos Ceesepe

Carlos Ceesepe was born in 1958 and was largely influenced by the 1970s. The art sphere of the 1970s was characterized by a wish to evolve and reinforce itself, as a response to the many conflicts of the previous decade. One of the most important movement of the 1970s was Conceptualism, which appeared as an offshoot of Minimalism, while the experimental, creative journey of Process art materialized by combining essential aspects of Conceptualism with further considerations on art itself. The initial ideas of environmentalism sprung from Land Art, which took art into earth itself, carving the land and bringing art to the outdoors. For the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism, Expressive figure painting slowly re-emerged and regained its status, particularly in Germany through the works of world renowned figures Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. Most of the dominant artistic figures of the 1960s remained highly influential and popular throughout the 1970s. Andy Warhol, for instance, fortified his status as a legendary artist, by branching out into film and magazine publishing, thus instituting a ground-breaking concept of cross-cultural activity for a visual artist of such fame. A few significant global movements that sharpened the era include photorealism, which was firstly introduced in the 1960s and reached commercial and critical success in the 1970s, as well as feminism which had a strong impact on the visual culture.

Carlos Ceesepe

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