1933 - 1999
Richard Manz was a creative visual artist. Born in 1933, Richard Manz passed away in 1999. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Max Maris, Cheng Mian, Gunnar Dietrichson, Anatoli Karpov, and Jean-Marie Meister.
Further Biographical Context for Richard Manz
Richard Manz was born in 1933 and was primarily inspired creatively 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 revisited to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.