Henri Collinet

1906

Artist biography

Henri Collinet is a contemporary artist considered well established, Henri Collinet was born in 1906. Artists like Siegfried Burmeister, Jenö Benedek, Robert Henry Blattner, Chen Wen Hsi, and Ella S. Bolster were also born in 1906.

Further Biographical Context for Henri Collinet

Henri Collinet was born in 1906 and was predominantly influenced by the 1920s. Key artistic developments that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be developed during the 1920s and 1930s. At this time the careers of a number of influential and pioneering artists began to blossom, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of consideration and sombreness following the horrors of the First World War. Significant shifts in politics were happening worldwide, and Marxism took a strong grip as an ideology within artist groups and communities. Due to its cultural importance, Surrealism spread as an philosophy on an international scale, and became the most prominent theme of the pictorial arts in the 1920s. The Bauhaus movement developed during this time and concentrated on a unification of all modes of art, working towards the idea of the ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’. The liberal politics of the Weimar Republic in Germany enabled this movement to blossom and grow and develop further.

Henri Collinet

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