Jim Alexander

1935

Artist biography

Jim Alexander is seen as an established artist, Jim Alexander was born in 1935. Artists like Christine Atmer De Reig, Renate Hampke, Charlie Klengenberg Avakana, Carl Andre, and Felix Arauz were also born in 1935.

Further Biographical Context for Jim Alexander

Born in 1935, Jim Alexander's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas about the sublime and spirituality. Artists chose 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 later 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.

Jim Alexander

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