1893 - 1977
John Macgilchrist was a visual artist. Born in 1893, John Macgilchrist passed away in 1977. Also born in 1893 and of this same generation are Hansl Bock, John Allan, Charlotte Ruth Major, Margaret Curtis Haythorne, and Romuald Bauerreiss.
Further Biographical Context for John Macgilchrist
John Macgilchrist was born in 1893 and was largely influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The dynamic 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 communities of artists across the globe evolved many ways of expressing these crucial innovations. In the meantime, Expressive painting was being developed and explored in a number of places across the world. the Nabis in France were the first to truly explore this movement at the turn of the century, and German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter soon followed suit, developing the careers of renowned artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky.