Edmond François Calvo

1892 - 1958

Artist biography

Edmond François Calvo was a creative visual artist, Edmond François Calvo, born in 1892, died in 1958. Artists like Antonio Corsi, Ruth Athey, Julian Phelps Allan, Luigi Bellotti, and Bertoni Filho were also born in 1892.

Further Biographical Context for Edmond François Calvo

Edmond François Calvo was born in 1892 and was primarily influenced by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The Fauves are widely considered to be the first foremost Post-Impressionist group, working in the at the start of the twentieth century. Including artists such as Henry Matisse within their ranks, the Fauves believed that vivid, other worldly colours and energetic brushstrokes were a key component of their work. At the same time, a young Pablo Picasso, still in his youth, created his famed Blue and Rose periods in Paris, and by the end of the 1920s he had established the first ideas of portraying fractured views of reality alongside his contemporary Georges Braque. This movement became known as Analytical Cubism. In the meantime, Expressive painting was being developed and explored in various countries across the world. the Nabis in France were the first to delve into 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 renowned artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky.

Edmond François Calvo

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