Phillip Marchington

1934

Artist biography

Phillip Marchington was a creative artist. Phillip Marchington was born in 1934. Artists Peter Klitsch, Marian Gadzalski, Ettore Bonfatti Sabbioni, William B. Giles, and Frans De Vree are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Phillip Marchington

Phillip Marchington was born in 1934 and was largely influenced by the 1950s growing up. Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that studied ideas of spirituality and the sublime, dominated the 1950s. Many artists concentrated on the formal properties of painting, and action painting was influenced by the political freedom of the United States, in opposition to the strict limitations of the Soviet bloc. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were predominant artists of this period. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revised to acknowledge the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Phillip Marchington

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