Dirk De Haas

1890 - 1948

Artist biography

Dirk De Haas was a creative artist. Born in 1890, Dirk De Haas passed away in 1948. Artists Leonid Chupyatov, Cai Junsan, Constantin Höland, Robin Christian Andersen, and Mildred Burrage are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Dirk De Haas

Dirk De Haas was born in 1890 and was predominantly influenced creatively 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 during the same period, a young Pablo Picasso painted his renowned Blue and Rose periods. By the end of the 1920s, along with Georges Braque, he had developed the first fracturing of pictorial reality with Analytical Cubism. The horrors of the First World War spawned significant developments in the psychological applications of art, including the absurdist stylings of Dadaism which appeared in Paris, Berlin, Zurich and Hannover, and which brought recognition for artists like Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Hannah Höch and Kurt Schwitters. Many of these ideas would go on to flourish further in Surrealism - the first art movement to fully incorporate psychology, and in particular ideas about the unconscious which had been established by Sigmund Freud and his follower Carl Jung.

Dirk De Haas

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