Kerstin Carlstedt is a contemporary artist considered well established, Kerstin Carlstedt was born in 1921. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Vinicio Berti, Marc Baumann, Jacques Barman, Ilka Gedő, and Dimitri Hadzi.
Further Biographical Context for Kerstin Carlstedt
Born in 1921, Kerstin Carlstedt's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1950s. 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 substantial 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 decades to come. 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 revisited to acknowledge the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.