1931 - 2011
Emilios Coukidis was a visual artist, Born in 1931, Emilios Coukidis passed away in 2011. Artists like John A. Bruce, Heinz Mack, Olive Branson, Emilios Coukidis, and Alfonso Abelenda Escudero were also born in 1931.
Further Biographical Context for Emilios Coukidis
Emilios Coukidis was born in 1931 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas about the sublime and spirituality. Artists chose 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. Important 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 recognised, amongst many other female creatives.