Pierre Brasseur

1905 - 1972

Artist biography

Pierre Brasseur was a visual artist, Born in 1905, Pierre Brasseur passed away in 1972. Also born in 1905 and of this same generation are Désiré Acket, Amedeo Angilella, Mārtiņš Ozoliņš, Józef Bodziński, and Medard Klein.

Further Biographical Context for Pierre Brasseur

Born in 1905, Pierre Brasseur was primarily inspired by the 1920s. The key innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many innovative and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a time of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became an indispensable place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.