Louis Marcel Fréaud Myr

1893 - 1964

Artist biography

Louis Marcel Fréaud Myr was a creative visual artist. Born in 1893, Louis Marcel Fréaud Myr passed away in 1964. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Marie Noémie Chaffin-Bennati, Vainö Adam Kamu, Bernhard Essers, Toshichi Iwata, and Munemaro Ishiguro.

Further Biographical Context for Louis Marcel Fréaud Myr

Born in 1893, Louis Marcel Fréaud Myr's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the 20th century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These years were an era of experimentation, with artists delving into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These developments inspired artist communities and collectives across the globe, with many groups developing a variety of methods of communicating their ideas. After the First World War, artists started to explore psychological applications of art in response to the terrors they had experienced. Dadaism, an absurdist movement inspired directly by the events of the war, spread to a number of countries across Europe and began the careers of renowned artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Hannah Höch and Kurt Schwitters. The movement of Surrealism, inspired by ideas concerning psychology and the subconscious which were initially developed by Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, was developed from the ideas posed by Dada.

Louis Marcel Fréaud Myr

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