Margot Mellet-Verbeke

1892 - 1969

Artist biography

Margot Mellet-Verbeke was a creative artist. Margot Mellet-Verbeke was born in 1892 and died in 1969. Artists like Aurora Martinez Abades, Willem Horsman, Charles Bird, Vladimir Kalyagin, and Thomas Currie Bell were also born in 1892.

Further Biographical Context for Margot Mellet-Verbeke

Margot Mellet-Verbeke was born in 1892 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1900s and 1910s. The first major Post-impressionism movement in the early years 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 period, a young Pablo Picasso painted his renowned 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 horrors of the First World War produced significant developments in the psychological applications of art, including the absurdist stylings of Dadaism which appeared in Paris, Berlin, Zurich and Hannover, and which brought recognition for artists like Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Hannah Höch and Kurt Schwitters. Many of these ideas would go on to flourish further in Surrealism - the first art movement to fully incorporate psychology, and in particular ideas about the unconscious which had been established by Sigmund Freud and his follower Carl Jung.

Margot Mellet-Verbeke

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