Carolyn Sheehan*

United States

Artist biography

Carolyn Sheehan* is a creative artist, who originates from the United States, like other well-known artists such as Lisi Raskin, Laurie Anderson, Shane Walsh, Arden Scott, and Erik Savage.


Carolyn Sheehan*'s work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Annual Affiliates Exhibition at First Street Gallery in New York, the United States. The exhibition was open from 02 December 2019 until 20 December 2019. Carolyn Sheehan*'s only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Annual Affiliates Exhibition, which took place at First Street Gallery in New York, the United States (27 November 2018 - 15 December 2018).

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been key in the evolution of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war era, when the cultural status of New York asserted its influence over Paris, formerly thought of as the most important art centre internationally. Leading art movements established and fostered in extensive ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in diverse forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast branches, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus a multitude of post-modern repetitions of these many types. In the modern and contemporary period, the United States has cultivated a powerful influence upon the international visual culture, due to the authority of its economic and political systems. Key examples of important U.S artists of the modern and contemporary period include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Carolyn Sheehan*

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