Jacqueline De Jong

1939 · Netherlands

Artist biography

Jacqueline De Jong is an established contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in the Netherlands. Jacqueline De Jong was born in 1939. Some of the artist's contemporarie that are from the same generation and country include Christiaan Karel Appel, Dick Bruna and Ad Dekkers.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jacqueline De Jong is represented by two galleries, which are Dürst Britt & Mayhew in The Hague, the Netherlands and Château Shatto in Los Angeles, the United States. Jacqueline De Jong most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Copperfield in London (24 September 2019 until 01 November 2019) with the exhibition Olaph the Oxman. Jacqueline De Jong's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Dürst Britt & Mayhew in The Hague (08 September 2018 - 28 October 2018) with the name Fish and Chips and Dürst Britt & Mayhew in The Hague (06 July 2018 - 25 August 2018) with the name The odd uneven time. Jacqueline De Jong's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called The odd uneven time and took place at Dürst Britt & Mayhew in The Hague, the Netherlands from the 06 July 2018 to 25 August 2018.

Historical Context of Netherlands

The Netherlands has been recognised as an artistic and cultural centre for centuries, for instance through the global influence of celebrated artists such as Jan van Eyck in the fifteenth century. In the 1600s, the Dutch Golden Age saw the rise of such distinguished artists as Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Van Dyck and Van Ruisdael. Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh is considered as one of the most significant forerunners of the post-Impressionist period and is still regarded as an extraordinary, outstanding painter that has influenced the art sphere regardless of any era or movement. At first established as a magazine, De Stijl was a movement that pioneered abstract art in the Netherlands, led by Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesberg. De Stijl artists would adopt a visual language solely composed of geometrical shapes, and the movement also had a profound influence on modern architecture as well as design. Gerrit Rietveld was a powerful architect and designer who adopted the ideals and the essence of De Stijl in his work. Willem de Kooning was also a Dutch national, though he migrated to the United States in the earlier years of his life, and his work was largely influenced by the Abstract Expressionism movement thriving in New York City in the late 1940s and 1950s.

Further Biographical Context for Jacqueline De Jong

Jacqueline De Jong was born in 1939 and was primarily inspired by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas about 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 strictures of the Soviet bloc. Influential 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 recognised, amongst many other female creatives.

Jacqueline De Jong

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