The 1907-08 Group of Artists is arguably one of the most important art movements of the 20th century. They were a group of artists who focused on digital art and created some timeless pieces.
In their manifesto, they wrote, “We shall go on creating new forms, new feelings of beauty, and new ideas”. Their art is now looked at as a reference in modern digital art and has influenced many other groups who have followed after them. Their most famous piece is known as “The New World”, which was displayed at the Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition called “Digital Art”. Many other museums have since shown their works including the Tate Collection which is located in London, UK. They are very famous for their digital art in particular since it was so innovative for its time.
Their group consisted of: Anthony Antonellis, John Cederquist, Paul DeMarinis, Dan Graham, Frank Herman, Robert Irwin, Bill Seaman, Edward Iwanicki, Douglas Davis, Nancy Holt and Robert Nelson.
The 1907-08 Group of Artists were a group of early 20th century artists who, in their manifesto, stated that they would “go on creating new forms, new feelings of beauty, and new ideas”.
They believed that art was not meant to be interpreted but experienced and that the artist’s role was to develop the appropriate medium for each idea. They also held that there was no value in art created for its own sake, for individual expression or for the representation of human beings or animals. Instead, the group sought to produce an art that would be perceived directly by the senses.
The Group of 1907-08 broke up after only two exhibitions due to differing opinions on how their works should be displayed; both taking place at the Thannhauser Galleries in New York. The first exhibition featured Cubist works by Albert Gleizes and Fernand Léger, as well as a single work by Robert Delaunay. The second featured Cubist works by Gleizes and Delaunay along with paintings by Henri Le Fauconnier, Roger de La Fresnaye and Jean Metzinger.
“The 1907-08 Group of Artists, arguably one of the most important art movements of the 20th century.” This is a quote from a history of what are now called the Blue Four artists. They were four friends who formed an inner circle at the Royal College of Art in London. It was 1907, and they were all self-taught artists.
They were not famous at the time, but their work has become famous since then. In particular, their leader, a young artist named William Roberts, is now generally considered one of the greatest artists ever to have lived. He wasn’t well known in his lifetime; he made only a few sales, and most people outside of London thought his work was weird. Even people who liked it didn’t think much of it; they said things like “a distinguished amateur.”
Roberts’s art has been compared to Impressionism and to Cubism, but neither comparison really works. The comparison to Impressionism doesn’t really make sense because his work isn’t about light or about everyday scenes; you could call it abstract, although that term didn’t exist yet. And Cubism was much more about representing three dimensions on a two-dimensional surface; Roberts’s work is flat and rather two-dimensional even when it looks
The 1907-08 Group of Artists was an avant-garde art movement. The group was a short-lived organization in but had a major influence on modern art and the way it is taught today.
The group was founded in 1907 by Russian painter Natalia Goncharova, who became the group’s leader and spokesperson. The other members were Mikhail Larionov, Alexei Jawlensky, Kazimir Malevich, Robert Falk, and Liubov Popova. Other artists such as Lyubov Chernikhova, Alexandra Exter, Ivan Kliun and Olga Rozanova contributed to the group’s exhibitions with their work but did not consider themselves full members.
The group was founded to give artists total freedom of expression in their art work. No themes or styles were set for members to follow. They believed their role as artists was to create works that were inspired by the world around them without any restrictions from within or without.
This philosophy of art was reflected in the name of their publication “Apollon”. To them Apollo was the god of art, beauty, light and inspiration; he had no connection with war or violence as he represented idealized human beauty.
The group’s first exhibition took place in January 1908 at Moscow
The 1907-08 Group of Artists (also known as the Union of Youth) was a Russian art movement that proved highly influential on the development of abstract art in the 20th century. The group was founded in St Petersburg in February 1907 by a group of students and artists who had met at the studio of Wladimir Burliuk, including Burliuk himself and Alexander Kruchenykh, with the poet Nikolai Kulbin joining later.
The group developed a style derived from a range of sources including Neo-Primitivism, Cubism and Fauvism, with an emphasis on pure abstraction over representational art. They experimented with techniques such as impasto, collage, decalcomania and grattage to create their desired effects. Their work was exhibited widely from March 1907 onwards and they also contributed to several publications and books. In 1908 they held their first exhibition in Moscow.
Towards the end of 1907 they took part in an exhibition organised by Sergei Diaghilev’s New Gallery with works now regarded as classics of Russian modernism such as Kazimir Malevich’s ‘Black Square’ and Burliuk’s ‘Cabaret’. Although initially highly controversial, by 1918 the group had become one of the most influential movements
The artists of the 1907-08 Group of Artists had many different styles, but they were all modernists and they shared a characteristic: at one time or another in their careers, each of them was influenced by post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh.
Towards the end of the 19th century, Van Gogh began experimenting with painting as an art form. He was inspired by the work of post-impressionist artists, like Gaugin and Cezanne, who painted in new ways that focused on color and design rather than on realism. Van Gogh’s style was often compared to the impressionism of Monet and other artists.
The artwork in this gallery is from the 1907-08 Group of Artists who were revolutionizing art at that time and were often compared to Van Gogh.
The group was founded by the revolutionary artists Natalia Goncharova, Mikhail Larionov, and Kazimir Malevich. They were joined by the painters Aleksandra Ekster, Liubov Popova, Nadezhda Udaltsova and Vera Ivanova in the first exhibition of The Group of Artists in Moscow in 1907. In 1908 they had their second exhibition with new members, including Pavel Filonov and Aleksandra Bogdanova.
Did you know?
The manifesto is signed by eight people: (1) Natalia Goncharova; (2) Mikhail Larionov; (3) Kazimir Malevich; (4) Aleksandra Ekster; (5) Alexander Bogdanov; (6) Pavel Filonov; (7) Ivan Kliun; and (8) Liubov Popova.
In one of the rooms at the Blue Rider Museum in Germany, visitors can walk on a floor made out of Malevich’s Suprematist composition Black Square on White Surface.