Joseph Bougnet

1933 - 1972

Artist biography

Joseph Bougnet was an artist, Born in 1933, Joseph Bougnet passed away in 1972. Also born in 1933 and of this same generation are Antonín Bartoš, Georges Bru, On Kawara, Elisabeth Bauerstein-Wildbolz, and Ben Yehuda.

Further Biographical Context for Joseph Bougnet

Joseph Bougnet was born in 1933 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1950s. During the Post War period, New York City became the global focus for Modernism. During the Second World War, many artists had travelled to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which resulted 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 subsequent decades. Significant 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.

Joseph Bougnet

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