George Morrison Reid Henry

1891 - 1983

Artist biography

George Morrison Reid Henry was an artist. George Morrison Reid Henry was born in 1891 and died in 1983. Also born in 1891 and of this same generation are Günther Blechschmidt, Helen K. Forbes, Carl Luis Heinrich Salze, Odette Bruneau, and Baek Ryun Huh.

Further Biographical Context for George Morrison Reid Henry

George Morrison Reid Henry was born in 1891 and was primarily inspired by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The first major Post-impressionism movement in the early years of the twentieth century is generally considered to be the Fauves, a group for whom intense, other-worldly colours and vibrant brushstrokes were a key component of painting, and who counted Henri Matisse among their numbers. In Paris during the same period, a young Pablo Picasso painted his famed Blue and Rose periods. By the end of the 1920s, along with Georges Braque, he had developed the first fracturing of pictorial reality with Analytical Cubism. The horrors of the First World War hatched significant developments in the psychological uses of art, including the absurdist stylings of Dadaism which sprung up in Paris, Berlin, Zurich and Hannover, and which brought recognition for artists like Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Hannah Höch and Kurt Schwitters. Many of these ideas would go on to flourish further in Surrealism - the first art movement to fully incorporate psychology, and in particular ideas about the unconscious which had been developed by Sigmund Freud and his follower Carl Jung.

George Morrison Reid Henry

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