Lai Foong Mui

1931 - 1994

Artist biography

Lai Foong Mui was an artist. Lai Foong Mui was born in 1931 and died in 1994. Artists Luis Dominguez Salazar, Claude Jouhanneau, Jo Van Dijk, Michel Carpentier, and Beatriz Gurttmann are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Lai Foong Mui

Lai Foong Mui was born in 1931 and was primarily influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas about the sublime and spirituality. Artists chose to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the strictures of the Soviet bloc. 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 celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.

Lai Foong Mui

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