Synnöve Beskow

1937 - 1999

Artist biography

Synnöve Beskow was an artist, Synnöve Beskow was born in 1937 and died in 1999. Artists like Jane Allensworth, Anthony Haden-Guest, Eva Brodská, Brigitte Böhme, and Horst Ademeit were also born in 1937.

Further Biographical Context for Synnöve Beskow

Born in 1937, Synnöve Beskow was primarily influenced by the 1950s growing up. During the Post War period, New York City became the international focus for Modernism. During the Second World War, many artists had travelled to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which resulted in a merging and amalgamation of abilities and ideas. Whilst in New York, influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists, and influenced cultural development in the United States for many subsequent decades. Important 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.

Synnöve Beskow

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