Eustachy Kossakowski

1925 · Poland

Artist biography

Eustachy Kossakowski is an established contemporary artist, who was born in Poland, like other prominent artists such as Katharina Marszewski, Maurycy Gomulicki, Wojciech Kosma, Aleksander Ryszka, and Aaron Moth. Eustachy Kossakowski was born in 1925.

Eustachy Kossakowski's Gallery representation

Eustachy Kossakowski's work is available for viewing at Galeria Foksal in Warsaw, Poland.

Further Biographical Context for Eustachy Kossakowski

Born in 1925, Eustachy Kossakowski was predominantly influenced by the 1950s. The 1950s can be said to have been dominated by Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that prioritised dramatic brushstrokes and explored ideas about organic nature, spirituality and the sublime. Much of the focus was on the formal properties of painting, and ideas of action painting were unified with the political freedom of the United States society as opposed to the strictures nature of the Soviet bloc. Important artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, but necessary reassessment of this period has highlighted the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Eustachy Kossakowski

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