Gunnar Biilmann-Petersen

1897 - 1968

Artist biography

Gunnar Biilmann-Petersen was an artist, Gunnar Biilmann-Petersen, born in 1897, died in 1968. Artists Ferdinando Del Basso, August Bodenstein, Émile Boizot, Antonio Agostani, and Aldo Bandinelli are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Gunnar Biilmann-Petersen

Born in 1897, Gunnar Biilmann-Petersen was primarily inspired by the 1900s and 1910s. The vigorous development of pictorial art defined the first decades of the twentieth century. It was an era of experimentation and post-Impressionism, with artists first investigating Expressionism and Abstraction. A variety of collectives and groups of artists across the world evolved many ways of expressing these crucial innovations. In the meantime, Expressive painting was being developed and explored in various places around the world. the Nabis in France were the first to truly explore this movement at the start 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.