Hans-Jorgen Thorvald Christensen

1924 - 1983

Artist biography

Hans-Jorgen Thorvald Christensen was a creative artist, Hans-Jorgen Thorvald Christensen, born in 1924, died in 1983. Also born in 1924 and of this same generation are Roser Agell, Jenner Augusto Da Silveira, José María Barcena, Gyula Košice, and Gérard Castello-Lopes.

Further Biographical Context for Hans-Jorgen Thorvald Christensen

Born in 1924, Hans-Jorgen Thorvald Christensen grew up during the 1950s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. During the Post War period, New York City became the global focus for Modernism. During the Second World War, many artists had made their way to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which culminated in a merging and amalgamation of talent and ideas. Whilst in New York, influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists, and influenced cultural development in the United States for many subsequent decades. Significant artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In subsequent revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.

Hans-Jorgen Thorvald Christensen

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