Yikartu Bumba


Artist biography

Yikartu Bumba is an established contemporary artist, Yikartu Bumba was born in 1940. Artists like Herman Bossert, Agustín Boyer Salvador, Dario Alves, Sophia Vari, and Martha Armstrong were also born in 1940.

Further Biographical Context for Yikartu Bumba

Yikartu Bumba was born in 1940 and was primarily influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a primary method of painting, and explored ideas concerning 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. 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 recognised, amongst many other female creatives.

Yikartu Bumba

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