Jürgen Barth

1939

Artist biography

Jürgen Barth is regarded as a well established artist, Jürgen Barth was born in 1939. Artists Luna Alston, Birgitta Angleryd, Foliakoff Berkev, Ala Bashir, and Benno Breyer are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Jürgen Barth

Born in 1939, Jürgen Barth's creative work was primarily 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 culminated in a merging and amalgamation of talent 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 growth in the United States for many decades that followed. Influential 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.

Jürgen Barth

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