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Jean Xceron

 (1890 - 1967)
Jean (Yiannis Xirocostas) Xceron was active/lived in New York / Greece.  Jean Xceron is known for abstract, non-objective painting, collage, mixed-media.

Jean Xceron

A modernist artist who emigrated to America from Greece in 1904, when he was fourteen years old, Jean Xceron is described as having a reputation as an artist that has mysteriously fallen into obscurity---especially since he was reportedly quite prominent during his lifetime.  However, a partial explanation of that omission is the fact that many of his papers and early records have been lost.  He was a painter of biomorphic abstractions and did collages, which were influenced by Dadaism.

Xceron was active in New York City when modernism was gaining influence.  Of him during this period, it was written that his artistic role was "a vital link between what is commonly termed as the first-generation (the Stiegl  ...  Displaying 750 of 5125 characters.

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About  Jean Xceron

Born:  1890 - Isariy Likosouras, Greece
Died:   1967
Known for:  abstract, non-objective painting, collage, mixed-media