Michael Moon

1937

Artist biography

Michael Moon was a visual artist. Michael Moon was born in 1937. Also born in 1937 and of this same generation are Thomas Bayrle, Fülöp Erzsébet, Hiromi Akiyama, Harvey Quaytman Trust, and Luigi Fumagalli.

Further Biographical Context for Michael Moon

Born in 1937, Michael Moon was largely inspired by the 1950s growing up. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a primary method of painting, and explored ideas about 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 strictures of the Soviet bloc. Important artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later 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.

Michael Moon

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