Léonard Crame

1899 - 1985

Artist biography

Léonard Crame was a creative artist, Born in 1899, Léonard Crame passed away in 1985. Artists Thomas Montague Beggs, Abram August Champanier, Kay Christensen, Chang Chiu Hai, and Emma S. Boyd are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Léonard Crame

Born in 1899, Léonard Crame was primarily inspired by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The Fauves are widely considered to be the first major Post-Impressionist group, working in the beginning of the twentieth century. Including artists such as Henry Matisse within their ranks, the Fauves believed that intense, other worldly colours and vibrant brushstrokes were a key component of their work. During this same time period a young Pablo Picasso, still in his youth, created his famed Blue and Rose periods in Paris, and by the end of the 1920s he had established the initial ideas of depicting fractured views of reality alongside his contemporary Georges Braque. This movement became known as Analytical Cubism. In the meantime, Expressive painting was being developed and explored in various places around 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 legendary artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky.

Léonard Crame

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