Frédéric Bruly Bouabré

1921 · Ivory Coast

Artist biography

Frédéric Bruly Bouabré is seen as an established artist, who was born and brought up in the Ivory Coast, like other prominent artists such as Aboudia, Jean Luc Gosse , Méné, Armand Boua, and Frédéric Bruly Bouabré. Frédéric Bruly Bouabré was born in 1921.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Frédéric Bruly Bouabré is represented and exhibited by two galleries. These are MAGNIN-A in France and Kewenig | Berlin in Germany. Frédéric Bruly Bouabré is currently exhibiting at christian berst art brut in Paris with the exhibition in abstracto #2 (04 March 2020 - 17 April 2020). Frédéric Bruly Bouabré's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Expressions d'Afrique: Inside Jean Pigozzi's Collection (22 October 2019 - 10 January 2020) at Galerie Gmurzynska | Zurich in Switzerland and Africa! (06 June 2019 - 05 September 2019) at Grieder Contemporary in Switzerland. Frédéric Bruly Bouabré's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Gold Standard / Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition and took place at Ever Gold [Projects] | Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco, the United States from the 11 January 2019 to 23 February 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Frédéric Bruly Bouabré

Born in 1921, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré was primarily influenced by the 1950s growing up. In the Post-War period the lens of modernism was focused, in terms of international attention, on developments in New York City. The Second World War had brought many leading creatives to the city in exile from Europe, leading to a substantial pooling of talent and ideas. Influential Europeans that came to New York and provided inspiration for American artists included Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann, who between them set the foundations for much of the United States’ significant cultural growth in the subsequent decades. Key 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, though necessary revisionism of this period has emphasised the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Frédéric Bruly Bouabré

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