Juan José Gurrola

1935 · Mexico

Artist biography

Juan José Gurrola is seen as an established artist, who was born in Mexico, like other renowned artists such as Hugo Crosthwaite, Arturo Hernández Alcázar, Benjamin Torres, Jorge Méndez Blake, and Gabriel De La Mora. Juan José Gurrola was born in 1935.


Juan José Gurrola is represented by two galleries, House of Gaga | Mexico City and Galerie Francesca Pia in Mexico and Switzerland respectively.

Further Biographical Context for Juan José Gurrola

Juan José Gurrola was born in 1935 and was largely inspired by the 1950s. During the Post War period, New York City became the international focus for Modernism. Throughout 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 maturation in the United States for many subsequent decades. 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 acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.

Juan José Gurrola

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