1896 - 1968
Gert Huylen was an artist. Gert Huylen was born in 1896 and died in 1968. Also born in 1896 and of this same generation are Mario Carraro, George William Coblentz, Genevieve Karr Hamlin, Fred Gravenhorst, and Antonio Celso.
Further Biographical Context for Gert Huylen
Born in 1896, Gert Huylen's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the 20th century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These years were an era of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These developments inspired artist communities and collectives across the globe, with many groups developing different methods of expressing their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in many countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis delved into this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some famous artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were developed.