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Jean Charlot

 (1898 - 1979)
Jean Charlot was active/lived in Hawaii, California / Mexico.  Jean Charlot is known for figure-child, mural, illustrator, educator.

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Jean Charlot


Jean Charlot was born in France in the 1880's.  He had Aztec ancestors and moved with his mother to Mexico after studying at the Ecole de Beaux arts in Paris and serving as an artillery officer at the end of WWI.  He quickly established himself in the art community of Mexico City in the very early 1920's and befriended Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros and Jose Orozco, main figures in the Mexican Mural movement of the early twenties that quickly spread to the USA.

Charlot and the others visited the USA and taught - mostly in New York City - the true fresco technique, which Charlot taught to the other Mexican muralists.  In 1947, Jean Charlot moved his family to Colorado Springs, Colorado to take over a  ...  Displaying 750 of 2574 characters.



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About  Jean Charlot

Born:  1898 - Paris, France
Died:   1979 - Honolulu, Hawaii
Known for:  figure-child, mural, illustrator, educator