Christian Christel

1926

Artist biography

Christian Christel is seen as an established contemporary artist, Christian Christel was born in 1926. Also born in 1926 and of this same generation are Dorothy Elease Austin, Klaus Basset, Pomodoro Arnaldo, Hüseyin Baban, and Williams, Aubrey.

Further Biographical Context for Christian Christel

Christian Christel was born in 1926, grew up during the 1950s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a primary method of painting, and explored ideas concerning the sublime and spirituality. Artists endeavoured to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the strictures of the Soviet bloc. Significant artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.

Christian Christel

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