Garstin Cox

1892 - 1933

Artist biography

Garstin Cox was a creative visual artist, Garstin Cox, born in 1892, died in 1933. Artists like Galina Dmitrievna Chichagova, Paul E. Barr, Robert Dudley Best, Pierre Mitiffiot De Bélair, and Juan Álvarez De Estrada were also born in 1892.

Further Biographical Context for Garstin Cox

Born in 1892, Garstin Cox 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 vibrant development of visual and pictorial art. These decades were an time 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 methods of expressing 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 delved into 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 developed.