Michael Gallagher


Artist biography

Michael Gallagher was an artist. Michael Gallagher was born in 1898. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Louis Wolchonok, Portia Mary Bennett, Frans Depooter, Leonard Butler, and Kathleen Frances Daly.

Further Biographical Context for Michael Gallagher

Michael Gallagher was born in 1898 and was largely 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 years were an time of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These developments inspired artist communities and collectives around the world, with many groups exploring a variety of methods of communicating their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in a number of countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis explored this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some renowned artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were developed.

Michael Gallagher