Maynard Monrow

United States

Artist biography

Maynard Monrow is a visual artist, who originates from the United States, like other celebrated artists such as Wayne Thiebaud, Kenya Hanley, Michael LeVell, Jennifer Williams, and Elizabeth Catlett.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Maynard Monrow's work is available for viewing at GAVLAK in Los Angeles, the United States. Maynard Monrow's work has most recently been exhibited at Moskowitz Bayse in Los Angeles (10 July 2019 until 16 August 2019) with the exhibition THE MOONLIGHT WORKS. Maynard Monrow's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Art Basel Miami Beach (06 December 2017 - 11 December 2017) at GAVLAK | Palm Beach in Miami and Inaugural Exhibition (25 October 2019 - 20 December 2019) at GAVLAK in Los Angeles. Maynard Monrow's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Art Basel Miami Beach and took place at GAVLAK | Palm Beach in Miami, the United States from the 06 December 2017 to 11 December 2017.

Historical Context of United States

The United States, in particular New York city, endures as a focal point that has played a significant role in developing modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century. The idea of New York as a new cosmopolitan and highly influential art hub emerged in the post war era, and the city succeeded in asserting its dominance over Paris, which used to be considered as the most powerful international art centre. The predominance of the political and economic institutions of the United States in the modern era has granted the country with a powerful influence on the visual culture of the world. Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, are influential art movements that flourished in the United States. These very movements also echoed into a multitude of variations, such as alternative forms of Abstract Expressionism, as well as East and West Coast adaptations of Pop Art, among others. Some internationally acclaimed U.S artists of the contemporary period age 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.

Maynard Monrow

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