Josep Baques is seen as an established contemporary artist, Josep Baques was born in 1931. Artists like José Anzo, Barbara Adrian, Anke Blankevoort, Maria Pinińska-Bereś, and Nikias Skapinakis were also born in 1931.
Further Biographical Context for Josep Baques
Josep Baques was born in 1931 and was primarily inspired by the 1950s growing up. New York City became the focus for modernism on an international scale during the Post-War period. Many artists had travelled to the city during the Second World War, fleeing in exile from Europe. This led to a significant pooling of talent and ideas. Influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists whilst in New York, and influenced cultural growth in the United States for many later decades. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were influential artists of this period. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revised to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.