Alice Bailly is a Swiss artist. She was born in 1872 in Geneva and died in Lausanne in 1938 of tuberculosis, aged 65.
Acknowledged for her original interpretation, she is known as a member of this Swiss avant-garde art movement.
During this period, she discovered the bold and vibrant colors of the Fauve artists. Her paintings from this period were exhibited in the Salon d'Automne alongside paintings by famous artists Henri Matisse and Andre Derain.
In 1912 she traveled extensively throughout Europe, exhibiting her work.
At the outbreak of World War 1, she returned to Switzerland and began work on her "wool paintings." Over eight years, she created around 50 colorful art pieces using this unique medium.
During the latter period of her life, she created several large murals for the Lausanne Theater.
The Alice Bailly Foundation continues to support young Swiss artists financially, and she is a prominent female artist of the 20th century.
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