Louise Morel

1898 - 1974

Artist biography

Louise Morel was a creative artist. Louise Morel was born in 1898 and died in 1974. Also born in 1898 and of this same generation are Alma Held, Jalon Ángel, M. C. Escher, Ernst F.W. Kiefer, and István Kastaly.

Further Biographical Context for Louise Morel

Louise Morel was born in 1898 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The first major Post-impressionism movement in the beginning of the twentieth century is generally considered to be the Fauves, a group for whom intense, other-worldly colours and vibrant brushstrokes were a key component of painting, and who counted Henri Matisse as a member. In Paris during the same time, a young Pablo Picasso painted his acclaimed Blue and Rose periods. By the end of the decade, along with Georges Braque, he had developed the first fracturing of pictorial reality with Analytical Cubism. The first twenty years of the Twentieth Century can be considered to be among the most productive, and are noted as the time in art history when modern and modernist ideas first took hold of cultural production. The new order and rationality, alongside mechanisation in modes of production, saw art’s parallel discipline of architecture develop at an astonishing rate in the work of designers like Le Corbusier and Gerrit Rietveld. It was the era of the Bauhaus and the idea of a common discipline across all modes of creative arts. Most, if not all, of the key art movements we associate with modern and contemporary art can be seen to source many of their essential founding principles in the astounding diversity of art produced during this time.

Louise Morel

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