Gérard Choain

1906 - 1988

Artist biography

Gérard Choain was an artist, Born in 1906, Gérard Choain passed away in 1988. Artists Victor Vasarely, Jane Simone Bussy, André Bizette-Lindet, Willard Grayson Smythe, and Samuel Besprosvanni are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Gérard Choain

Born in 1906, Gérard Choain's creative work was largely influenced by the 1920s. Important artistic developments that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be worked on during the 1920s and 1930s. During this period the careers of a number of inspiring and pioneering artists began to flourish, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of consideration and sombreness following the horrors of the First World War. Major shifts in politics were happening worldwide, and Marxism took a strong hold as an ideology amongst artist groups and communities. The main focus for art during this time was on Freudian theory and the human subconscious, and these ideas were best represented by artists including Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux, whilst in Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine developed methods of art which were expressive and dynamic.

Gérard Choain

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