Kim Robert MacConnel is active/lives in California. Kim MacConnel is known for pop iconic, mod hangings-collage.
Biography Kim MacConnel
Kim MacConnel was a leader in the Pattern and Decoration movement that flourished on the coasts (particularly California) in the 1970s and 1980s, against the prevailing tide of Minimalism. Born in Oklahoma City in 1946, MacConnel studied painting at the University of California, San Diego, receiving his BA in 1969 and his MFA in 1972. He then taught at the school from 1975 to 2009. The loose-knit group of artists working in the Pattern and Decoration style, including MacConnel, was influenced by global textiles, ancient pattern motifs, and folk and kitsch culture, putting a bohemian spin on American traditional crafts. The lyrical abstraction of twentieth century artists such as Arthur Dove, Sonia Delaunay and the later works of Henri Matis
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