José Cid Rodrigo
José Cid Rodrigo is seen as an established contemporary artist, José Cid Rodrigo was born in 1940. Artists like Alice Schorbach, Jose Antonio, Heinz Breloh, David Brunton, and Franca Batich were also born in 1940.
Further Biographical Context for José Cid Rodrigo
Born in 1940, José Cid Rodrigo was predominantly inspired 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 strictures 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 subsequent 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.