Felix Baldasano is regarded as a well established artist, Felix Baldasano was born in 1956. Also born in 1956 and of this same generation are David K. Brunn, Eileen Bird Petyarre, Saint-Jacques, Camille, Eva Ábelová-Mišáková, and Marco Tirelli.
Further Biographical Context for Felix Baldasano
Born in 1956, Felix Baldasano was predominantly inspired by the 1970s growing up. The 1970s were a period of consolidation and progress in the arts, most often defined as a response to the central strains of the preceding decade. Conceptual art emerged as a influential movement, and was in part an evolution of and response to minimalism. Land Art took the artwork into the expansive outdoors, taking creative production away from commodities and looking to engage with the earliest ideas of environmentalism. Process art combined elements of conceptualism with other formal reflections, creating esoteric and experimental bodies of work. Expressive figurative painting began to regain prominence for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism twenty years before, especially in Germany where Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz became highly respected figures worldwide. New York maintained an influential position in the international art scene, ensuring that international artists continued to gravitate to the galleries, bars and downtown scene in the city. The largely Italian Arte Povera Movement gained world-wide recognition during the 1970s, with artists like Jannis Kounnelis, Mario Merz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto attaining worldwide acclaim.