Paul Peter Forster

1924 - 2012

Artist biography

Paul Peter Forster was a creative visual artist. Born in 1924, Paul Peter Forster passed away in 2012. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Jean Barham, Jacques Exertier, Jicky Dussart, José María Barcena, and Anthony Caro.

Further Biographical Context for Paul Peter Forster

Paul Peter Forster was born in 1924 and was predominantly influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that explored ideas of spirituality and the sublime, dominated the 1950s. Many artists concentrated on the formal properties of painting, and action painting took inspiration from the political freedom of the United States, as opposed to the strict strictures of the Soviet bloc. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were influential artists of this period. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revised to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Paul Peter Forster

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