Fernando Higueras

1930 - 2008

Artist biography

Fernando Higueras was a creative artist. Born in 1930, Fernando Higueras passed away in 2008. Also born in 1930 and of this same generation are Jerry Fearing, Pierre Gartier, Jordi Baget, Ronald S. Embleton, and Juan Genovés.

Further Biographical Context for Fernando Higueras

Fernando Higueras was born in 1930 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1950s growing up. 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 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.

Fernando Higueras

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