Lea De Caestecker
Lea De Caestecker is a contemporary artist considered well established, Lea De Caestecker was born in 1933. Artists like Florentina Pakosta, Kiugak Ashoona, Dodo Arslan, Toni Arch, and Maria Van Kesteren were also born in 1933.
Further Biographical Context for Lea De Caestecker
Lea De Caestecker was born in 1933 and was primarily inspired by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a primary 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 limitations of the Soviet bloc. Significant 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 recognised, amongst many other female creatives.