William O'Fallon Forrest
1897 - 1947
William O'Fallon Forrest was a visual artist. Born in 1897, William O'Fallon Forrest passed away in 1947. Also born in 1897 and of this same generation are Kenneth Brookes, Mario Ferdella, Angelo Bottigelli, Muhammad Abdur Rahman Chughtai, and William Donaldson.
Further Biographical Context for William O'Fallon Forrest
William O'Fallon Forrest was born in 1897 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1900s and 1910s. The vigorous development of pictorial art defined the first decades of the twentieth century. It was an era of experimentation and post-Impressionism, with artists first delving into Expressionism and Abstraction. A variety of collectives and groups of artists across the globe evolved different ways of articulating these crucial innovations. In Italy, artists such as Boccioni, Severini and Balla were hoping to capture the speed and dynamism of the machine age, in a movement called Futurism.