1937 - 1992
Enrique Castro-Cid was a creative artist, Enrique Castro-Cid, born in 1937, died in 1992. Artists like David Cummings, Dóra Maurer, Pilar Barroso, Jan Beekhout, and Max Barrett were also born in 1937.
Further Biographical Context for Enrique Castro-Cid
Born in 1937, Enrique Castro-Cid was predominantly inspired by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism prevailed 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 acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.