George Ohr

1857 · United States

Artist biography

George Ohr is an established contemporary artist, who originates from the United States, like other prominent artists such as Claude Buck, Mat Rappaport, Nida Sinnokrot, Kathy High, and Jon One. George Ohr was born in 1857.

George Ohr's Gallery representation

George Ohr's work is on display at Craig F. Starr Gallery located in New York, the United States.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been a prominent country in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war era, when the cultural importance of New York asserted its influence over Paris, formerly thought of as the most significant art centre internationally. Leading art movements established and fostered in extensive ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in varied forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variations, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus various post-modern repetitions of these many types. In the modern and contemporary era, the United States has cultivated a prevailing influence over the global visual culture, due to the authority of its economic and political structures. Key examples of important U.S artists of the modern and contemporary period include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

George Ohr

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