Anselme Boix-Vives

1899 · France

Artist biography

Anselme Boix-Vives is seen as an established contemporary artist, who was born in France. Anselme Boix-Vives was born in 1899. Artists André Breton, André Masson, Brassaï and Marcel Duchamp are of the same generation and same country as Anselme Boix-Vives.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Anselme Boix-Vives' work is available for viewing at Galerie Alain Margaron located in Paris, France. Anselme Boix-Vives' work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition 25 ans de passion at Galerie Alain Margaron in Paris, France. The exhibition was open from 15 November 2018 until 22 December 2018.

Historical Context of France

France has been an important country in the development of modernism. During the 19th century, France fostered the beginnings of what is today known as the avant-garde, including movements such as Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Art Nouveau, led by critically acclaimed artists. During the first part of the 20th century, Paris was a fundamental intellectual and cultural hub, contributing cutting-edge movements such as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others. These movements emerged at the beginning of the century, in the period immediately preceding the Second World War. Dominant French creative figures from the beginning of the century include Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque (Spanish national who settled in France) Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Le Corbusier amongst a multitude of others.

Further Biographical Context for Anselme Boix-Vives

Anselme Boix-Vives was born in 1899 and was largely influenced by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The first decades of the twentieth century were characterised by dynamic advances in pictorial art. It was the era of post-Impressionism and of experimentation, including the first ventures into Expressionism and Abstraction. Many different groups of artists or loosely associated communities of the avant-garde in different major cities around the world evolved a variety of modes of these key innovations. Meanwhile, Expressive painting found key supporters in various places around the world. In France, the Nabis were among the first at the very turn of the century, and the German groups Die Brücke and Der Blaue Reiter included such legendary figures as Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Franz Marc and Wassily Kandinsky.

Anselme Boix-Vives

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