Jaybeddie Amagoalik is an established contemporary artist, Jaybeddie Amagoalik was born in 1935. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Raoul Middleman, David Hepher, Heinrich Apel, Helen Ashbee, and Stanley Brouwn.
Further Biographical Context for Jaybeddie Amagoalik
Born in 1935, Jaybeddie Amagoalik's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a primary 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 limitations 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 acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.