Catherine Bolle-Meyer

1956

Artist biography

Catherine Bolle-Meyer is an established contemporary artist, Catherine Bolle-Meyer was born in 1956. Artists Blue Mcright, Gilbert Hsiao, Suzy Amakane, Augusta Axis, and Marine Assoumov are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Catherine Bolle-Meyer

Catherine Bolle-Meyer was born in 1956 and was primarily influenced by the 1970s growing up. The art sphere of the 1970s was epitomized by a desire to evolve and strengthen itself, as a reaction to the many tensions of the previous decade. One of the most central movement of the 1970s was Conceptualism, which emerged as an offshoot of Minimalism, while the experimental, creative journey of Process art materialized by combining essential aspects of Conceptualism with further reflections on art itself. The earliest ideas of environmentalism bounced from Land Art, which took art into earth itself, carving the land and bringing art to the outdoors. For the first time since the regression of Abstract Expressionism, Expressive figure painting slowly resurfaced and regained its status, particularly in Germany through the works of world renowned figures Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. The city of New York persisted as the most prominent artistic hub of the decade, with global artists drifting through the downtown scene, frequenting bars and art galleries, consolidating the idea of New York City as a cosmopolitan and refined cultural capital. Artists such as Jannis Kounnelis, Mario Merz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto attained international success, as they were widely recognized as renowned members of the Italian movement Arte Povera, critically acclaimed in the 1970s.

Catherine Bolle-Meyer

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