Heather Bell is a contemporary artist considered well established, Heather Bell was born in 1936. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Marcial Alegría, Alwin Baur, François Ristori, Buck Brown, and Antonio López García.
Further Biographical Context for Heather Bell
Born in 1936, Heather Bell was largely influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that studied notions of spirituality and the sublime, dominated the 1950s. Many artists focused on the formal properties of painting, and action painting was influenced by the political freedom of the United States, in opposition to the strict limitations of the Soviet bloc. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were influential 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.