Gordon Melvin Corson

1936

Artist biography

Gordon Melvin Corson is an established artist, Gordon Melvin Corson was born in 1936. Artists like Rudolf Becker, Eckard Alker, Juanita McNeely, Colin Jones, and Juliette Balint were also born in 1936.

Further Biographical Context for Gordon Melvin Corson

Gordon Melvin Corson was born in 1936 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that explored notions of spirituality and the sublime, dominated the 1950s. Many artists focused on the formal properties of painting, and action painting took inspiration from the political freedom of the United States, in opposition to the strict strictures of the Soviet bloc. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were predominant artists of this time. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revisited to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Gordon Melvin Corson

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