José De Guimarães

1939 · Portugal

Artist biography

José De Guimarães is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Portugal, like other well-known artists such as Gerardo Burmester, Aires Mateus, Pedro Calapez, Andreia Santana, and Pedro Rapoula. José De Guimarães was born in 1939.

José De Guimarães' Gallery representation

José De Guimarães' work is on display at Galeria Quadrado Azul | Lisbon in Portugal.

José De Guimarães in private collections

José De Guimarães' works can be found on Artland in the following collection: Tiago Borges. This also includes works by other critically acclaimed artists, Tora Aghabayova, Hur Kyung-Ae, and Jesús Herrera Martínez.

Further Biographical Context for José De Guimarães

Born in 1939, José De Guimarães was primarily influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a primary 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 celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.

José De Guimarães

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