Dixie Cooley

1896 - 1956

Artist biography

Dixie Cooley was a creative artist, Born in 1896, Dixie Cooley passed away in 1956. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Ernst Aebi, Liviu Bordeaux, Khentova Polina Arkadevna, Fritz Brandtner, and Tressa Pond Emerson Benson.

Further Biographical Context for Dixie Cooley

Dixie Cooley was born in 1896 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the twentieth century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These decades were an era of experimentation, with artists delving into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These developments inspired artist communities and collectives across the globe, with many groups exploring a variety of ways of expressing their ideas. The first twenty years of the twentieth century are considered as the period in art history where modernist and modern ideas first began to have cultural effects. They were a prolific time in the art world, and industrial advances such as mechanisation led to other disciplines such as architecture, led by the work of Le Corbusier and Gerrit Rietveld, to develop at an equally high rate. The notion of a common discipline across all modes of art was epitomised in the Bauhaus movement, which became a leading way of thinking about art. These philosophies that we associate today with modern and contemporary art can be traced back to the diverse range of artworks produced at this time.

Dixie Cooley

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