Richard Anuszkiewicz

1930 · United States

Artist biography

Richard Anuszkiewicz is an established contemporary visual artist, who was born in the United States. Richard Anuszkiewicz was born in 1930. Also born in the United States around 1930 and of the same generation are Knox Martin, Michael Goldberg, Michael Goldberg, Robert Rauschenberg and Allan Kaprow.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Richard Anuszkiewicz is represented and exhibited by several galleries around the world, in countries such as France and the United States. Some of those galleries are Galerie Denise René | Espace Marais in Paris, as well as David Richard Gallery and Loretta Howard Gallery in New York. Richard Anuszkiewicz' work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition sérigraphies at Galerie Denise René | Rive Gauche in Paris, France. The exhibition was open from 01 February 2018 until 17 March 2018. Richard Anuszkiewicz' other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Specific Forms (22 January 2020 - 06 March 2020) at Loretta Howard Gallery in New York and THE TEMPLE SERIES II (16 October 2019 - 15 November 2019) at Loretta Howard Gallery in New York.

Historical Context of United States

The United States has been key in the development of modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century, particularly in the post war era, when the cultural prominence of New York asserted its influence over Paris, formerly thought of as the most important art centre worldwide. Leading art movements developed and cultivated in extensive ways throughout the United States include Abstract Expressionism in various forms, Pop Art, including its West and East Coast variations, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, plus various post-modern echoes of these many movements. In the modern and contemporary age, the United States has exercised a strong influence upon the worldwide visual culture, due to the authority of its economic and political institutions. Key examples of critically acclaimed U.S artists of the modern and contemporary period include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Further Biographical Context for Richard Anuszkiewicz

Born in 1930, Richard Anuszkiewicz grew up during the 1930s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the conflict between many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Artistic output in the United States was heavily impacted at the time by the Great Depression, and a number of artists took to focusing on ideas of humility and the ordinary man. For the first time in US history, artists began to delve into political subjects and endeavoured to use their art to impact society. Themes including poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes were predominant in many artists’ work.

Richard Anuszkiewicz

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