Martha Susan Baker

1871 · United States

Artist biography

Martha Susan Baker is seen as an established contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in the United States, like other prominent artists such as Karin Gulbran, Mark Thomas Gibson, Jenny Bloomfield, Jo Yarrington, and Brian Wills. Martha Susan Baker was born in 1871.

Martha Susan Baker's Gallery representation

Martha Susan Baker 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 major country in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war era, when the cultural importance of New York asserted its influence over Paris, formerly considered as the most powerful art centre worldwide. Leading art movements developed and fostered in important ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variations, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus a multitude of post-modern iterations of these many movements. In the modern and contemporary sphere, the United States has exercised a prevailing influence over the international visual culture, due to the authority of its economic and political institutions. Key examples of critically acclaimed 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.

Martha Susan Baker

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