Edouard Henriod

1898 - 1986

Artist biography

Edouard Henriod was a creative visual artist. Born in 1898, Edouard Henriod passed away in 1986. Artists like Eugen Croissant, Tib Beament, Galileo Emendabli, George Charles Diestel, and Alexander Calder were also born in 1898.

Further Biographical Context for Edouard Henriod

Edouard Henriod was born in 1898 and was primarily influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the twentieth century were characterised by dynamic advances in pictorial art. It was the era of post-Impressionism and of experimentation, including the first ventures into Expressionism and Abstraction. Many different groups of artists or loosely affiliated communities of the avant-garde in a number of major cities around the world evolved different modes of these key innovations. The first twenty years of the Twentieth Century can be considered to be among the most fruitful, and are noted as the time in art history when modern and modernist ideas first took hold of cultural production. The new order and rationality, alongside mechanisation in modes of production, saw art’s parallel discipline of architecture develop extraordinarily in the work of designers such as Le Corbusier and Gerrit Rietveld. It was the era of the Bauhaus and the idea of a common discipline across the creative arts as a whole. Most, if not all, of the significant art movements we associate with modern and contemporary art can be seen to source many of their key founding ideologies in the astounding diversity of art produced during this period.

Edouard Henriod

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