Milinti Dorothy May

1950

Artist biography

Milinti Dorothy May is regarded as a well established artist. Milinti Dorothy May was born in 1950. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Karin Broos, Daisy Mamybunharrawuy, Roland Carre, Hamlet Hovsepian, and Tom Orr.

Further Biographical Context for Milinti Dorothy May

Milinti Dorothy May was born in 1950 and was primarily inspired by the 1970s. The 1970s were a period of consolidation and growth in the arts, most often defined as a response to the central stresses of the preceding decade. Conceptual art emerged as a influential movement, a partial evolution of and response to minimalism. Land Art took the works of art into the sprawling outdoors, taking creative production away from commodities and engaging with the earliest ideas of environmentalism. Process art combined elements of conceptualism with other formal considerations, creating mysterious and experimental bodies of work. Expressive figurative painting began to regain prominence for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism twenty years before, especially in Germany where Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz became highly renowned figures worldwide. New York maintained an influential position in the international art world, ensuring that international artists continued to flock to the galleries, bars and downtown scene in the city. The predominantly Italian Arte Povera Movement gained world-wide recognition during the 1970s, with artists like Jannis Kounnelis, Mario Merz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto achieving international recognition.

Milinti Dorothy May

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