Radu Aftenie


Artist biography

Radu Aftenie is an established artist, Radu Aftenie was born in 1936. Artists like Francisco Alvarez, Joseph Feranc Acs, Mehmet Arpacik, Jiro Takamatsu, and The Estate Of Claudio Bravo were also born in 1936.

Further Biographical Context for Radu Aftenie

Born in 1936, Radu Aftenie's creative work was largely influenced by the 1950s. New York City became the focus for modernism on an international scale during the Post-War period. Many artists had travelled to the city during the Second World War, fleeing in exile from Europe. This led to a significant pooling of talent and ideas. Influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists whilst in New York, and influenced cultural growth in the United States for many decades to come. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were influential artists of this time. 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.

Radu Aftenie

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