Christian Cacaly

1938

Artist biography

Christian Cacaly is regarded as a well established artist, Christian Cacaly was born in 1938. Artists Jamil Naqsh, Gerhard Arnold, Christian Cacaly, Aurélia Angela Borruso, and George Andreas are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Christian Cacaly

Born in 1938, Christian Cacaly was primarily inspired 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 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 subsequent decades. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were predominant artists of this period. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revised to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Christian Cacaly