Charles-Oscar Chollet

1917 - 1996

Artist biography

Charles-Oscar Chollet was a creative artist, Charles-Oscar Chollet, born in 1917, died in 1996. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Anna Dmitrievna Cheridnichenco, André Champeaux, Zainul Abedin, Louise Nobili, and Rondal Partridge.

Further Biographical Context for Charles-Oscar Chollet

Charles-Oscar Chollet was born in 1917 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1930s growing up. Throughout the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for power, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence across the globe. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their pioneering political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.

Charles-Oscar Chollet