Albert Crommelynck

1902 - 1993

Artist biography

Albert Crommelynck was an artist, Albert Crommelynck, born in 1902, died in 1993. Artists like Samwillie Amidlak, Ottorino Aloisio, Alfred Bergel, Lovell Stanley Bobleter, and Carlo Bodini were also born in 1902.

Further Biographical Context for Albert Crommelynck

Albert Crommelynck was born in 1902, grew up during the 1920s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the first years of the twentieth century. To have this time as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by incredible practitioners of the pictorial arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also tremendously influential among artists and their communities. notable artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a vital idea of Freudian theory. Key Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread internationally.