George Snow Hill

1898 · United States

Artist biography

George Snow Hill is a contemporary artist considered well established, who originates from the United States. George Snow Hill was born in 1898. Artists Anni Albers, Mark Tobey, Robert Brackman, Grant Wood and Alexander Calder are of the same generation and same country as George Snow Hill.

George Snow Hill's Gallery representation

George Snow Hill's work is available for viewing at Richard Norton Gallery in Chicago, the United States.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been a major country in the evolution of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, especially in the post war era, when the cultural prominence of New York assumed primacy over Paris, previously thought of as the most important art centre in the world. Major art movements established and cultivated in important ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in diverse forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variants, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus a multitude of post-modern echoes of these many types. In the modern and contemporary period, the United States has cultivated a strong influence upon the international visual culture, due to the hegemony of its economic and political systems. Key examples of critically acclaimed U.S artists of the modern and contemporary era 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.

Further Biographical Context for George Snow Hill

Born in 1898, George Snow Hill was primarily influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the twentieth century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These decades were an era of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These developments took hold with artist communities and collectives on an international scale, with many groups developing a variety of methods of expressing their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in many countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis delved into this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some legendary artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were developed.

George Snow Hill

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