1885 · France
Jules Pascin is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born in France - other established artists such as Pascale Barret, Katia Santibanez, Daniel Schlier, David Décamp, and Carole Bellaïche were also born in France. Jules Pascin was born in 1885.
Historical Context of France
France has been a significant nation in the development of modernism. During the 19th century, France fostered the foundations of what is today known as the avant-garde, with movements such as Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Art Nouveau, led by critically acclaimed artists. During the first part of the 20th century, Paris was an essential intellectual and cultural centre, establishing vital movements such as Cubism, Fauvism, Dadaism and Surrealism, amongst others. These movements blossomed at the beginning of the century, in the period immediately preceding the Second World War. Dominant French creative figures from the beginning of the century include Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque (Spanish national who settled in France) Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Le Corbusier amidst many of others.