Philippe Morel

1897 - 1967

Artist biography

Philippe Morel was a visual artist. Born in 1897, Philippe Morel passed away in 1967. Artists like Lev Vladimir Goriansky, Léon Devos, Flossie Gertrude Delk, Suzanne Fricquegnon, and Charles Moffat Ii Kassler were also born in 1897.

Further Biographical Context for Philippe Morel

Philippe Morel was born in 1897 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The first decades of the twentieth century were characterised by lively developments in pictorial art. It was the era of post-Impressionism and of experimentation, including the first ventures into Expressionism and Abstraction. Many different groups of artists or loosely affiliated communities of the avant-garde in a number of major cities around the world developed different modes of these significant innovations. The first twenty years of the Twentieth Century can be considered to be among the most productive, and are noted as the time in art history when modern and modernist ideas began to take 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 across all modes of creative arts. Most, if not all, of the significant art movements we associate with modern and contemporary art can be seen to source many of their key founding principles in the astounding diversity of art produced during this period.

Philippe Morel

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