Dean Cornwell

1892 - 1960

Artist biography

Dean Cornwell was an artist, Born in 1892, Dean Cornwell passed away in 1960. Also born in 1892 and of this same generation are Theodor Bayer, Stanley W. Barwell, Augustin Cermak, Miguel Botella, and Henry Bermeitinger.

Further Biographical Context for Dean Cornwell

Born in 1892, Dean Cornwell's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The dynamic development of pictorial art defined the first decades of the twentieth century. It was an era of experimentation and post-Impressionism, with artists first delving into Expressionism and Abstraction. Many different collectives and groups of artists across the globe evolved many ways of expressing these crucial innovations. In the meantime, Expressive painting was being developed and explored in a number of places around the world. the Nabis in France were the first to truly explore this movement at the start of the century, and German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter soon followed suit, developing the careers of legendary artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky.