Humberto Rivas

1937 · Argentina

Artist biography

Humberto Rivas is seen as an established artist, who was born in Argentina, like other renowned artists such as Antonio Asis, Silvia Levenson, Joe Chaile, Claudio Caldini, and Thomas Saraceno. Humberto Rivas was born in 1937.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Humberto Rivas is represented and exhibited by two galleries. These are Michel Soskine Inc. in Madrid, Spain and espaivisor – Galería Visor in Valencia, Spain. Humberto Rivas' work are currently exhibiting at Artur Ramon Art in Barcelona with the exhibition Etchings and photographs (29 January 2020 - 23 April 2020).

Further Biographical Context for Humberto Rivas

Born in 1937, Humberto Rivas was largely inspired by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a primary method of painting, and explored ideas concerning the sublime and spirituality. Artists chose to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the strictures 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 celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.

Humberto Rivas

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