Pastora Matoses

1892 - 1952

Artist biography

Pastora Matoses was an artist. Born in 1892, Pastora Matoses passed away in 1952. Also born in 1892 and of this same generation are Giorgio Hinna, Melánia Hanna, Gerard Mooyman, Auguste Dubois, and Ernest Leyden Van.

Further Biographical Context for Pastora Matoses

Pastora Matoses was born in 1892 and was largely influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The first major Post-impressionism movement in the beginning of the twentieth century is generally considered to be the Fauves, a group for whom vivid, other-worldly colours and vibrant brushstrokes were a key component of painting, and who counted Henri Matisse as a member. In Paris at the same time, a young Pablo Picasso painted his acclaimed Blue and Rose periods. By the end of the 1920s, along with Georges Braque, he had developed the first fracturing of illustrative reality with Analytical Cubism. The first twenty years of the Twentieth Century can be viewed to be among the most productive, 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 at an astonishing rate in the work of designers like Le Corbusier and Gerrit Rietveld. It was the era of the Bauhaus and the idea of a common discipline amongst 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 essential founding philosophies in the astounding diversity of work produced during this time.

Pastora Matoses

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