Christian Jaccard

1939 · France

Artist biography

Christian Jaccard is seen as an established contemporary artist, who originates from France, like other renowned artists such as E. Leutze, John james audubon, Leon Lachegar, Julia Battaia, and Nicolas Delprat. Christian Jaccard was born in 1939.

Christian Jaccard's Gallery representation

Christian Jaccard's work is available for viewing at Galerie Valérie Bach located in Brussels, Belgium.

Christian Jaccard in private collections

On Artland Christian Jaccard's works can be found in the following collection: jean-pierre Patricia which, for instance, also has works by other prominent and critically acclaimed artists including Hur Kyung-Ae, Douglas Mandry, and Thomas Flechtner.

Historical Context of France

France stands out as one of the most prominent agents of modernism. What is today known as the avant-garde was established in the first half of the nineteenth century, and involved innovative and cutting-edge movements such as Impressionism, Post-impressionism and Art Nouveau, driven by key figures of the art world. Critically praised and leading French artists from the early years of the twentieth century include Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, although he initially was a Spanish national who relocated in France, as well as Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Le Corbusier, to name a few. Paris was thought to be the most important and intellectual artistic centre at the onset of the century and contributed to the development of such vital movements as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others, which appeared in the post war era.

Further Biographical Context for Christian Jaccard

Christian Jaccard was born in 1939 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1950s growing up. During the Post War period, New York City became the international focus for Modernism. During the Second World War, many artists had travelled to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which resulted in a merging and amalgamation of abilities and ideas. Whilst in New York, influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists, and influenced cultural maturation in the United States for many subsequent decades. Important artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.

Christian Jaccard

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