Edward Higgins


Artist biography

Edward Higgins was an artist. Edward Higgins was born in 1930. Also born in 1930 and of this same generation are Connie Francisco, Christian Cruveiller, John R. Good, Jan Bazuin, and Giuseppe Almondo.

Further Biographical Context for Edward Higgins

Born in 1930, Edward Higgins' creative work was primarily influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas about 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. Important artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In subsequent revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been recognised, amongst many other female creatives.

Edward Higgins

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