George Edgerly Harris
1898 - 1939
George Edgerly Harris was a visual artist. George Edgerly Harris was born in 1898 and died in 1939. Artists Vernon Herbert Coleman, Paul Berçot, Wilhelm Brincke, Ugo Galetti, and Germaine Elstroem-Anciaux are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for George Edgerly Harris
Born in 1898, George Edgerly Harris' creative work was largely inspired by the 1900s and 1910s. The vigorous development of pictorial art defined the first decades of the twentieth century. It was an era of experimentation and post-Impressionism, with artists first investigating Expressionism and Abstraction. Many different collectives and groups of artists across the world developed many ways of expressing these crucial innovations. In Italy, artists including Boccioni, Severini and Balla were looking to capture the speed and dynamism of the machine age, in a movement called Futurism.