Pepe Antequera Alvarez
Pepe Antequera Alvarez is seen as an established contemporary artist, Pepe Antequera Alvarez was born in 1935. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Jacob Azuelos, Charles Swedlund, Barry Lategan, Robert Huot, and James R. Anderson.
Further Biographical Context for Pepe Antequera Alvarez
Pepe Antequera Alvarez was born in 1935, grew up during the 1950s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas about the sublime and spirituality. Artists chose 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. Influential artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In subsequent revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.