Jean Paul Riopelle

1923 · Canada

Artist biography

Jean Paul Riopelle is seen as an established contemporary artist, who originates from Canada. Jean Paul Riopelle was born in 1923. Born in the same country and around the same year are Audrey Capel Doray, Greg Curnoe, Alex Colville and Jean-Paul Riopelle.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jean Paul Riopelle's work is available on viewing in Galerie Jean Fournier in Paris, France and Acquavella Galleries in New York, the United States. Jean Paul Riopelle most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Lévy Gorvy | London in the United Kingdom (25 April 2019 until 04 July 2019) with the exhibition Un art autre. Jean Paul Riopelle's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Galerie Jean Fournier in Paris (07 June 2019 - 19 July 2019) with the name à la rencontre de Jean Fournier and Acquavella Galleries in New York (13 July 2018 - 28 August 2018) with the name White | Black.

Further Biographical Context for Jean Paul Riopelle

Born in 1923, Jean Paul Riopelle's creative work was largely influenced by the 1950s. During the Post War period, New York City became the international focus for Modernism. During the Second World War, many artists had made their way to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which culminated in a merging and amalgamation of abilities and ideas. Whilst in New York, influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists, and influenced cultural development in the United States for many decades that followed. 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 celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.

Jean Paul Riopelle

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