Gerald Cannon

1896 - 1964

Artist biography

Gerald Cannon was a creative visual artist, Gerald Cannon was born in 1896 and died in 1964. Artists like Franz Aumer, Max Dungert, George Aarons, Helene Bieberkraut, and Ernfred Anderson were also born in 1896.

Further Biographical Context for Gerald Cannon

Gerald Cannon was born in 1896 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The Fauves are generally considered to be the first foremost Post-Impressionist group, working in the at the start of the 20th century. Including artists such as Henry Matisse within their ranks, the Fauves believed that intense, other worldly colours and vibrant brushstrokes were an integral component of painting. At the same time, a young Pablo Picasso, still in his youth, created his famous Blue and Rose periods in Paris, and by the end of the 1920s he had developed the initial ideas of portraying fractured views of reality alongside his contemporary Georges Braque. This movement became known as Analytical Cubism. At the same time, Expressive painting was being further established and explored in various countries around the world. the Nabis in France were the first to truly explore this movement at the turn of the century, and German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter soon followed suit, developing the careers of famous artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky.

Gerald Cannon

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