William Zorach

1887 · United States

Artist biography

William Zorach is an established contemporary visual artist, who originates from the United States, like other celebrated artists such as Peter Poskas Iii, William Anastasi, Lance De Los Reyes, Claire Lieberman, and Mari Lyons. William Zorach was born in 1887.

Galleries and Exhibitions

William Zorach's work is available for viewing at Hollis Taggart Galleries located in New York, the United States. William Zorach's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition Paper Power at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery in New York, the United States. The exhibition was open from 03 February 2020 until 27 March 2020.

Historical Context of United States

The United States, in particular New York city, endures as a focal point that has played a substantial role in developing modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century. The concept of New York as a new cosmopolitan and highly powerful art centre emerged in the post war era, and the city succeeded in asserting its supremacy over Paris, which used to be considered as the most powerful international art centre. The predominance of the political and economic structures of the United States in the modern era has granted the country with a powerful influence on the visual culture of the world. Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, are influential art movements that flourished in the United States. These very movements also echoed into a multitude of variations, such as alternative forms of Abstract Expressionism, as well as East and West Coast variants of Pop Art, among others. Some internationally acclaimed U.S artists of the modern age include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

William Zorach

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