Roberto Baccarini

1930

Artist biography

Roberto Baccarini is a contemporary artist considered well established, Roberto Baccarini was born in 1930. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Charles Britton, Volkmar Haase, Karlheinz Brust, Arnout Anthonius Bruijn, and Amalia Avia Peña.

Further Biographical Context for Roberto Baccarini

Roberto Baccarini was born in 1930 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1950s. It can be said that the 1950s were dominated by Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that prioritised dramatic brushstrokes and explored ideas about organic nature, spirituality and the sublime. Much of the focus was on the formal properties of painting, and ideas of action painting were unified with the political freedom of the United States society as opposed to the strictures nature of the Soviet bloc. Influential 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, but necessary revisionism of this period has highlighted the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.