Maeda Morikazu

1932

Artist biography

Maeda Morikazu was a creative visual artist. Maeda Morikazu was born in 1932. Artists Sang Wa Jung, Evgeny Mikhnov-Voitenko, Boaventura Da Silva Filho, Mary Byrum, and Huang Juzheng are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Maeda Morikazu

Born in 1932, Maeda Morikazu grew up during the 1950s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. 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 celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.

Maeda Morikazu

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