(1900 - 1956)
Alen Divis was active/lived in Czech Republic. Alen Divis is known for painting.
Biography Alen Divis
Alen Divis was a Czech painter known for his melancholic art. In his
early 20's, Divis became intensely focused on art, particularly on
In the summer of 1926, he moved to Paris to devote himself fully
to his art. In Paris, he attended lectures by Frantisek Kupka and
explored Cubism, Expressionism, and Classicism.
Upon France's entry into
the Second World War, Divis and other members of the organization House
of Czechoslovak Culture were arrested and charged with espionage. The
reason for the arrests is unclear; perhaps their "sympathies for
communism" caused suspicion.
In the early 1940's, Divis finally found asylum in New York where he
continued his work until after the war. His art fo
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