Malvin Marr Albright (Zsissly)

1897 · United States

Artist biography

Malvin Marr Albright (Zsissly) is seen as an established artist, who originates from the United States. Malvin Marr Albright (Zsissly) was born in 1897. Some of the artist's contemporaries that are born around the same year and in the same country include Man Ray, Norman Rockwell, Harry Gottlieb, Dorothea Lange and Berenice Abbott.

Malvin Marr Albright (Zsissly)'s Gallery representation

Malvin Marr Albright (Zsissly) is represented and exhibited by Richard Norton Gallery located in Chicago, the United States.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been a prominent country in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war period, when the cultural prominence of New York assumed primacy over Paris, previously considered as the most important art hub internationally. Major art movements established and cultivated in important ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in varied forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variants, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus a multitude of post-modern repetitions of these many types. In the modern and contemporary period, the United States has cultivated a prevailing influence upon the international visual culture, due to the authority of its economic and political institutions. Key examples of world renowned U.S artists of the modern and contemporary era include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Further Biographical Context for Malvin Marr Albright (Zsissly)

Born in 1897, Malvin Marr Albright (Zsissly) grew up during the 1900s and 1910s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The first decades of the twentieth century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These decades were an time of experimentation, with artists delving into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These developments took hold with artist communities and collectives on an international scale, with many groups exploring a variety of ways of communicating their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in a number of countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis delved into this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some renowned artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were developed.

Malvin Marr Albright (Zsissly)

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