Juratė Mykolaitytė is an established contemporary visual artist. Juratė Mykolaitytė was born in 1954. Artists Roberto Riverti, Julian King-Salter, Pertti Kukkonen, Chang Chih-Cheng, and Giuseppe Cocco are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Juratė Mykolaitytė
Juratė Mykolaitytė was born in 1954 was primarily influenced by the distinctive cultural milieu of 1970s. The 1970s were a period of consolidation and development in the arts, most often characterised as a response to the dominant strains of the preceding decade. Conceptual art developed as a influential movement, a partial evolution of and response to minimalism. Land Art took the artwork into the expansive outdoors, taking creative production away from commodities and engaging with the earliest ideas of environmentalism. Process art combined elements of conceptualism with other formal considerations, creating mysterious and experimental bodies of work. Expressive figurative painting began to regain importance for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism twenty years prior, especially in Germany where Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz became highly powerful figures worldwide. New York maintained an influential position in the international art scene, ensuring that international artists continued to flock to the galleries, bars and downtown scene in the city. The largely Italian Arte Povera Movement gained global recognition during the 1970s, with artists like Jannis Kounnelis, Mario Merz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto achieving worldwide recognition.