1931 - 2000
Ruth Abrahams was a visual artist, Ruth Abrahams was born in 1931 and died in 2000. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Ramon Aguilella Cueco, Alfons Borrell, Chico Anysio, Lionel Abrams, and Berit Arnestad.
Further Biographical Context for Ruth Abrahams
Born in 1931, Ruth Abrahams' creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism dominated in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas about the sublime and spirituality. Artists chose to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the limitations of the Soviet bloc. Significant artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In subsequent revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.