Regina Silveira

1939 · Brazil

Artist biography

Regina Silveira is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Brazil, like other prominent artists such as Nino Cais, Carlos Bevilacqua, Flávio de Carvalho, Angela Detanico, and Diego Barros. Regina Silveira was born in 1939.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Regina Silveira is represented by Alexander Gray Associates located in New York, the United States. Regina Silveira's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition EL MÚLTIPLE Y SU PROPIEDAD. 20 AÑOS DE EDICIÓN at Galería La Caja Negra in Madrid, Spain. The exhibition was open from 11 September 2019 until 22 November 2019. Regina Silveira's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Solo Exhibition (05 June 2019 - 25 July 2019) at Alexander Gray Associates in New York and Coisas (08 November 2019 - 20 December 2019) at Luciana Brito Galeria in São Paulo.

Further Biographical Context for Regina Silveira

Born in 1939, Regina Silveira's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1950s. In the Post-War period the lens of modernism was focused, in terms of international attention, on developments in New York City. The Second World War had brought many important creatives to the city in exile from Europe, leading to a significant pooling of talent and ideas. Important Europeans that came to New York and provided inspiration for American artists included Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann, who between them set the foundations for much of the United States’ significant cultural growth in the decades thereafter. Key artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, though necessary revisionism of this period has highlighted the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Regina Silveira

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