George P. Caruthers

1897 - 1930

Artist biography

George P. Caruthers was a creative visual artist, Born in 1897, George P. Caruthers passed away in 1930. Also born in 1897 and of this same generation are Angelo Bottigelli, Emil Jacques Grumieaux, Cornelius Bolding, Earnest Buckmaster, and Karl Friedrich Brust.

Further Biographical Context for George P. Caruthers

George P. Caruthers was born in 1897 and was largely inspired by the 1900s and 1910s. The first major Post-impressionism movement in the beginning 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 as a member. In Paris during the same period, a young Pablo Picasso painted his famous Blue and Rose periods. By the end of the decade, along with Georges Braque, he had developed the first fracturing of pictorial reality with Analytical Cubism. The horrors of the First World War produced significant developments in the psychological uses of art, including the absurdist stylings of Dadaism which arose 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 primary art movement to fully incorporate psychology, and in particular ideas about the unconscious which had been established by Sigmund Freud and his follower Carl Jung.

George P. Caruthers

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