Fortunato Fontana was a creative artist. Fortunato Fontana was born in 1936. Artists like Pierre Baur, Val Byrne, Nicomedes Díaz Piquero, Robin Alexander Elliott, and Giovanni Bruzzi were also born in 1936.
Further Biographical Context for Fortunato Fontana
Fortunato Fontana was born in 1936 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1950s. New York City became the focus for modernism on an international scale during the Post-War period. Many artists had travelled to the city during the Second World War, fleeing in exile from Europe. This led to a significant pooling of talent and ideas. Influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists whilst in New York, and influenced cultural growth in the United States for many decades to come. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were predominant artists of this period. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revisited to acknowledge the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.