Ettore Colla

1896 - 1968

Artist biography

Ettore Colla was a visual artist, Ettore Colla was born in 1896 and died in 1968. Also born in 1896 and of this same generation are Lyle Nelson Barcume, Ernest Andrews, Anatoly Belsky, Mordecai Ardon, and Pierre Abadie-Landel.

Further Biographical Context for Ettore Colla

Born in 1896, Ettore Colla grew up during the 1900s and 1910s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. 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 exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These innovations inspired artist communities and collectives around the world, with many groups developing different methods of communicating their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in a number of countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis explored this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some famous artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were grew.