Carol Chester

1934 - 2015

Artist biography

Carol Chester was a creative artist, Carol Chester, born in 1934, died in 2015. Artists like Beliavskiy Albert, Antonio Andivero, Rune Anman, Henriette Baréty, and Phillip King were also born in 1934.

Further Biographical Context for Carol Chester

Carol Chester was born in 1934 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1950s growing up. New York City became the focus for modernism on an international scale during the Post-War period. Many artists had travelled to the city during the Second World War, fleeing in exile from Europe. This led to a significant pooling of talent and ideas. Influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists whilst in New York, and influenced cultural growth in the United States for many decades to come. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were influential artists of this time. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revised to acknowledge the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Carol Chester

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