1939 - 2018
Larry Cromwell was an artist, Larry Cromwell, born in 1939, died in 2018. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Chen Zide, Eiler Madsen, Joaquin Castro, Bernie Casey, and André Colpin.
Further Biographical Context for Larry Cromwell
Larry Cromwell was born in 1939 and was largely influenced by the 1950s growing up. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas concerning the sublime and spirituality. Artists endeavoured 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. 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.