Marcel Canneel

1894 - 1953

Artist biography

Marcel Canneel was a creative artist, Born in 1894, Marcel Canneel passed away in 1953. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Gladys E. Calthrop, Margarethe Held, Georges Chevalier, Rudolf Burkhardt, and Ture Axelson Bosin.

Further Biographical Context for Marcel Canneel

Marcel Canneel was born in 1894 and was primarily influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the twentieth century were characterised by vibrant developments in pictorial art. It was the era of post-Impressionism and of experimentation, including the first forays into Expressionism and Abstraction. Many different groups of artists or loosely associated communities of the avant-garde in a number of major cities around the world evolved many modes of these significant innovations. The first twenty years of the Twentieth Century can be considered to be among the most fertile, 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 extraordinarily in the work of designers such as 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 core art movements we associate with modern and contemporary art can be seen to source many of their crucial founding principles in the incredible diversity of art produced during this period.

Marcel Canneel

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