Jeanne Christen

1894 - 1973

Artist biography

Jeanne Christen was a creative visual artist, Jeanne Christen was born in 1894 and died in 1973. Artists like George Buckle, Guido Bertarelli, Alfred Aberdam, Marie Bendová, and Rudolf Burkhardt were also born in 1894.

Further Biographical Context for Jeanne Christen

Jeanne Christen was born in 1894 and was primarily influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the 20th century were defined by the vibrant 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 took hold with artist communities and collectives across the globe, with many groups developing different methods of expressing their ideas. The first twenty years of the twentieth century are noted as the period in art history where modernist and modern ideas initially began to have cultural influence. They were a prolific time in the art world, and industrial advances such as mechanisation led to other disciplines such as architecture, led by the work of Le Corbusier and Gerrit Rietveld, to develop at an equally high rate. The notion of a shared discipline across all modes of art was epitomised in the Bauhaus movement, which became a leading way of thinking about art. These philosophies that we associate today with modern and contemporary art can be traced back to the diverse range of artworks produced during this period.

Jeanne Christen

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