Marcel Ducret

1898

Artist biography

Marcel Ducret was a visual artist. Marcel Ducret was born in 1898. Artists Georg Albert Dorschfeldt, Chen Tianxiao, Henri-Eugene Brochet, Germain Delatousche, and Alexey Brodovitch are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Marcel Ducret

Marcel Ducret was born in 1898 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The first decades of the 20th century were defined by the vibrant development of visual and pictorial art. These decades were an era of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These innovations took hold with artist communities and collectives across the globe, with many groups developing different methods of expressing their ideas. The first twenty years of the twentieth century are seen as the period in art history where modernist and modern ideas initially began to have cultural effects. They were a prolific time in the art world, and industrial advances such as mechanisation led to other disciplines such as architecture, led by the work of Le Corbusier and Gerrit Rietveld, to develop at an equally high rate. The notion of a common discipline across all modes of art was epitomised in the Bauhaus movement, which became a leading way of thinking about art. These philosophies that we associate today with modern and contemporary art can be traced back to the diverse range of artworks produced during this period.

Marcel Ducret

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