S. L. Martinez

Netherlands

Artist biography

S. L. Martinez is an artist, who originates from the Netherlands, like other well-known artists such as Maayke Schuitema, Henrik Olesen, Matt de Groot, Roman Reisinger, and Cor Jaring.

S. L. Martinez in private collections

S. L. Martinez' art can be found on Artland in the following collection: Sanne Luteijn. This also includes works by other critically acclaimed artists, Liam Fallon, Sissi Farassat, and Won Sou-Yeol.

Historical Context of Netherlands

The Netherlands has been recognised as an artistic and cultural centre for centuries, for instance through the international influence of celebrated artists such as Jan van Eyck in the fifteenth century. In the 1600s, the Dutch Golden Age saw the emergence of such distinguished artists as Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Van Dyck and Van Ruisdael. Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh is considered as one of the most significant forerunners of the post-Impressionist era and is seen today as an extraordinary, outstanding painter that has influenced the art sphere regardless of any era or movement. At first established as a magazine, De Stijl was a movement that established abstract art in the Netherlands, led by Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesberg. De Stijl artists would espouse a visual language solely composed of geometrical shapes, and the movement also had a profound influence on modern architecture as well as design. Gerrit Rietveld was a powerful architect and designer who adopted the ideals and the essence of De Stijl in his work. Willem de Kooning was also a Dutch national, though he migrated to the United States in the earlier years of his life, and his work was predominantly influenced by the Abstract Expressionism movement prosperous in New York City in the late 1940s and 1950s.

S. L. Martinez

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