Pancho Cossio

1894 - 1970

Artist biography

Pancho Cossio was an artist, Pancho Cossio, born in 1894, died in 1970. Artists like George Catargi, Georges Chevalier, Giuseppe Comparini, Charles Bisschops, and Sara Bisschop were also born in 1894.

Further Biographical Context for Pancho Cossio

Pancho Cossio was born in 1894 and was predominantly influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the twentieth century were characterised by lively advances 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 different major cities around the world evolved different modes of these significant innovations. 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 developed by Sigmund Freud and his disciple Carl Jung.

Pancho Cossio

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