Edmond Boissonnet

1906 - 1995

Artist biography

Edmond Boissonnet was a visual artist, Edmond Boissonnet was born in 1906 and died in 1995. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Abbie Lou Bosworth, Guy Thomas Adkins, Anton Rooskens, Albert Ernest Backus, and Wilbur Henry Adams.

Further Biographical Context for Edmond Boissonnet

Born in 1906, Edmond Boissonnet was predominantly inspired by the 1920s. Important artistic developments that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be worked on during the 1920s and 1930s. At this time the careers of many influential and pioneering artists began to blossom, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of consideration and solemnity following the horrors of the First World War. Significant shifts in politics were happening worldwide, and Marxism took a strong grip as an ideology amongst artist groups and communities. The primary focus for art during this time was on Freudian theory and the human subconscious, and these ideas were best portrayed by artists including Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux, whilst in Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine developed methods of art which were vivid and dynamic.

Edmond Boissonnet

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