The roots of the movement lie in the figurative painting of the 1930s. Almost all the artists who would later become abstract painters in New York in the 1940s/1950s were stamped by the experience of the Great Depression, and they came to maturity whilst painting in styles influenced by social realism and the Regionalist movement.
Femme. Rufino Tamayo (1899- 1991) was a Mexican painter of Zapotec heritage. Tamayo was active in the mid-20th century in Mexico and New York, painting figurative abstraction with surrealist influences.
Richard Diebenkorn ~ Abstract and Figurative Expressionism painter
Richard Diebenkorn ~ Abstract and Figurative Expressionism painter | Tutt'Art@ | Pittura * Scultura * Poesia * Musica |