Céline Aman-Jean

1897 - 1959

Artist biography

Céline Aman-Jean was a creative artist, Céline Aman-Jean, born in 1897, died in 1959. Artists Albano De Almeida, Roman Vishniac, Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, Ben Ami, and Heinrich Nüsslein are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Céline Aman-Jean

Céline Aman-Jean was born in 1897 and was largely inspired by the 1900s and 1910s. The first major Post-impressionism movement in the first years of the twentieth century is generally considered to be the Fauves, a group for whom intense, other-worldly colours and vibrant brushstrokes were a key component of painting, and who counted Henri Matisse as a member. In Paris at the same time, a young Pablo Picasso painted his famous Blue and Rose periods. By the end of the decade, along with Georges Braque, he had developed the first fracturing of pictorial reality with Analytical Cubism. The first twenty years of the Twentieth Century can be seen to be among the most productive, and are noted as the time in art history when modern and modernist ideas began to take hold of cultural production. The new order and rationality, alongside mechanisation in modes of production, saw art’s parallel discipline of architecture develop at an astonishing rate in the work of designers such as Le Corbusier and Gerrit Rietveld. It was the era of the Bauhaus and the idea of a common discipline across all the creative arts. Most, if not all, of the significant art movements we associate with modern and contemporary art can be seen to source many of their key founding ideologies in the astounding diversity of art produced during this time.

Céline Aman-Jean

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