Emili Alberch Basso


Artist biography

Emili Alberch Basso is a contemporary artist considered well established, Emili Alberch Basso was born in 1931. Artists like Franco Monti, Robert Heinecken, George Edmund Alleyn, Roger Amand, and Andreas Brylka were also born in 1931.

Further Biographical Context for Emili Alberch Basso

Born in 1931, Emili Alberch Basso 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 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 limitations 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 subsequent revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.