Henri Crémieux

1896 - 1980

Artist biography

Henri Crémieux was a visual artist, Born in 1896, Henri Crémieux passed away in 1980. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Karl Slavomir Benc, Nils Bertil Bäckman, José Benito Bikandi Y Echaniz, Richard Bampi, and Fritz Bötel.

Further Biographical Context for Henri Crémieux

Henri Crémieux was born in 1896 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1900s and 1910s. The first major Post-impressionism movement in the beginning of the twentieth century is generally considered to be the Fauves, a group for whom intense, other-worldly colours and vibrant brushstrokes were a key component of painting, and who counted Henri Matisse as a member. In Paris during the same time, a young Pablo Picasso painted his famed Blue and Rose periods. By the end of the 1920s, along with Georges Braque, he had developed the first fracturing of illustrative reality with Analytical Cubism. The first twenty years of the Twentieth Century can be seen to be among the most productive, and are noted as the time in art history when modern and modernist ideas first took hold of cultural production. The new order and rationality, alongside mechanisation in modes of production, saw art’s parallel discipline of architecture develop at an astonishing rate in the work of designers like Le Corbusier and Gerrit Rietveld. It was the era of the Bauhaus and the idea of a common discipline across all modes of creative arts. Most, if not all, of the significant art movements we associate with modern and contemporary art can be seen to source many of their crucial founding principles in the incredible diversity of art produced during this period.

Henri Crémieux

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