1933 - 2014
Hamiye Colakoglu was a creative visual artist, Born in 1933, Hamiye Colakoglu passed away in 2014. Artists like Hans-Jürgen Breuste, Madhav Bhattacharjee, Anne Cotterill, Theresa Burak, and Alapay Abdykasymov were also born in 1933.
Further Biographical Context for Hamiye Colakoglu
Hamiye Colakoglu was born in 1933 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1950s growing up. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a primary method of painting, and explored ideas concerning the sublime and spirituality. Artists endeavoured to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the limitations of the Soviet bloc. Important artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been recognised, amongst many other female creatives.