Jane Brown

1925 - 2014

Artist biography

Jane Brown was a creative artist, Born in 1925, Jane Brown passed away in 2014. Also born in 1925 and of this same generation are Mário Alberto, Aase Texmon Rygh, Enrique Boris, Gaston Abonneau, and Claudine Berechel.

Further Biographical Context for Jane Brown

Jane Brown was born in 1925 and was largely inspired by the 1950s. In the Post-War period the lens of modernism was focused, in terms of internationally, on developments in New York City. The Second World War had brought many leading artists to the city in exile from Europe, leading to a substantial pooling of talent and ideas. Influential Europeans that came to New York and provided inspiration for American artists included Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann, who between them set the grounds for much of the United States’ explosive cultural growth in the decades thereafter. Important artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, though necessary reassessment of this period has emphasised the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Jane Brown

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