John Henry Crosman
1897 - 1970
John Henry Crosman was an artist, John Henry Crosman, born in 1897, died in 1970. Artists like Ulysse David Auquier, Antonie Althuijzen, Istvan Csoka, Bengt Carlberg, and Cosmo Clark were also born in 1897.
Further Biographical Context for John Henry Crosman
Born in 1897, John Henry Crosman grew up during the 1900s and 1910s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The first decades of the 20th century were defined by the dynamic development of visual and pictorial art. These decades were an era of experimentation, with artists delving into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These developments inspired artist communities and collectives around the world, with many groups exploring a variety of methods of communicating 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.