Richard Billmeier is a contemporary artist considered well established, Richard Billmeier was born in 1921. Artists Albert L. Bross, John Latham, Gertrude Russel Barrer, André Beyle, and Jan Wunderman are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Richard Billmeier
Richard Billmeier was born in 1921 and was predominantly influenced by the 1950s. During the Post War period, New York City became the international focus for Modernism. Throughout the Second World War, many artists had made their way to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which resulted in a merging and amalgamation of talent and ideas. Whilst in New York, influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists, and influenced cultural maturation in the United States for many decades that followed. Influential artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.