Gabriele Evertz

1945 · Germany

Artist biography

Gabriele Evertz is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Germany. Gabriele Evertz was born in 1945. Artists Sigmar Polke and Rebecca Horn are of the same generation and same country as Gabriele Evertz.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Gabriele Evertz' work is available on viewing in David Richard Gallery and Minus Space in New York, the United States. Gabriele Evertz most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Minus Space in New York (10 January 2020 until 28 February 2020) with the exhibition Exaltation.

Further Biographical Context for Gabriele Evertz

Gabriele Evertz was born in 1945 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1960s growing up. Artistically, the decade began with the twin movements of Pop and Minimalism emerging at a similar time. On one hand, Pop advocated the visual culture of the mainstream and mass media, and of products and consumerism. Artwork by artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Tom Wesselmann and Claes Oldenberg was inspired by the popular culture of the rapidly developing Capitalism of the United States, using things like advertising, comic books and ideas surrounding celebrity culture as their main visual inspiration. A parallel movement developed on the West Coast in California - a strain that also related to language in art, and is viewed as the very first flowerings of conceptual art. Minimalism developed a formal language with no external references, based solely on line, colour and geometric form as key constituents of both painting and sculpture. The key figures of Minimalism included Frank Stella, Donald Judd and Agnes Martin. Colour Field painting, as practiced by Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland and Helen Frankenthaler, further developed some of the expressive philosophies of Abstract Expressionism, but reduced much of the rhetoric, instead approaching a more rule-based approach to surface and colour that associated this practice with Minimalism. Around the world many artistic movements resonated the artistic concerns of the above mentioned movements, often with regional specialties and nuance. In Italy, Lucio Fontana and Piero Manzoni established Spatialism, and in Germany the Zero group under the leadership of Gunter Uecker adopted similar ideas. The influential school of Existentialist Philosophy was an important source of inspiration for creatives, with artists like Francis Bacon and Alberto Giacometti becoming known worldwide for their distinctive approaches to the human form and the anguish related to the human condition.

Gabriele Evertz

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