(1885 - 1962)
Andre Lhote was active/lived in France. Andre Lhote is known for modernist figure, landscape, still life and portrait painting, sculpture, teaching.
A French sculptor and painter, Andre Lhote worked in modernist styles
including Fauvism and Cubism and was part of a group of revolutionaries
including Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia and Jacques Villon.
He was born in Bordeaux and as a twelve-year old apprenticed to a
sculptor and furniture maker and learned to work in wood. The
next year, 1898, he enrolled in The Ecole des Beaux Arts in Bordeaux
and studied decorative sculpture. During this time, he began
painting, and in 1905, much admiring Paul Gaughin and Paul Cezanne, set
up his own studio for painting. In 1910, he had his first one-man
exhibition, which was held in Bordeaux at the Galerie Druet. By
1914, he had moved to Paris.
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