Augusto Calabi

1890 - 1973

Artist biography

Augusto Calabi was a creative visual artist, Augusto Calabi was born in 1890 and died in 1973. Also born in 1890 and of this same generation are Yves Alix, Maud Anna Bell, Rudolf Raimund Balabene, Albert E. Bailey, and John Blomshield.

Further Biographical Context for Augusto Calabi

Born in 1890, Augusto Calabi's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the twentieth century were defined by the dynamic development of visual and pictorial art. These years were an time of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These innovations inspired artist communities and collectives on an international scale, with many groups exploring different methods of expressing their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in a number of countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis explored this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some renowned artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were came to fruition.