Jean Jacques Chambry


Artist biography

Jean Jacques Chambry is an established contemporary visual artist, Jean Jacques Chambry was born in 1935. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Rodoljub Anastasov, Joanna Beall, Batarrk Wanybarrnga, Jan Bartusek, and Piet Van Den Buys.

Further Biographical Context for Jean Jacques Chambry

Jean Jacques Chambry was born in 1935 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1950s growing up. The 1950s can be said to have been dominated by Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that prioritised expressive brushstrokes and explored ideas about organic nature, spirituality and the sublime. Much of the focus was on the formal techniques of painting, and ideas of action painting were conflated with the political freedom of the United States society as opposed to the strict nature of the Soviet bloc. Key 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, but necessary reassessment of this period has underlined the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Jean Jacques Chambry

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