Stanisław Cichowicz

1951 · Poland

Artist biography

Stanisław Cichowicz is an established artist, who originates from Poland, like other well-known artists such as Malgorzata Markiewicz, Jan Tarasin, Jaroslaw Flicinski, Przemysław Jasielski, and Julian Stanczak. Stanisław Cichowicz was born in 1951.

Stanisław Cichowicz' Gallery representation

Stanisław Cichowicz is represented and exhibited by Galeria Foksal in Warsaw, Poland.

Further Biographical Context for Stanisław Cichowicz

Stanisław Cichowicz was born in 1951 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1970s growing up. The art sphere of the 1970s was epitomized by a desire to grow and strengthen itself, as a reaction to the many conflicts of the previous decade. One of the most important movement of the 1970s was Conceptualism, which emerged as an offshoot of Minimalism, while the experimental, creative journey of Process art materialized by combining essential elements of Conceptualism with further considerations on art itself. The initial ideas of environmentalism bounced from Land Art, which took art into earth itself, sculpting the land and bringing art to the outdoors. For the first time since the regression of Abstract Expressionism, Expressive figure painting slowly resurfaced and regained its status, particularly in Germany through the works of critically acclaimed figures Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. Most of the dominant artistic figures of the 1960s remained greatly influential and popular throughout the 1970s. Andy Warhol, for instance, secured his status as a legendary artist, by bifurcating into film and magazine publishing, thus instituting a ground-breaking concept of cross-cultural activity for a visual artist of such fame. Artists such as Jannis Kounnelis, Mario Merz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto gained international success, as they were widely accepted as renowned members of the Italian movement Arte Povera, much-admired in the 1970s.

Stanisław Cichowicz

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