Čestmír Cejnar

1922 - 1982

Artist biography

Čestmír Cejnar was a creative visual artist, Born in 1922, Čestmír Cejnar passed away in 1982. Artists Jean Balou, Jo Amado, Norbert Kricke, Jiri Bradacek, and Július Bárta are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Čestmír Cejnar

Čestmír Cejnar was born in 1922 and was largely influenced by the 1950s. 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 substantial 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 subsequent decades. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were influential artists of this period. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revisited to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Čestmír Cejnar

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