Alicia Boyle

1908 - 1996

Artist biography

Alicia Boyle was a visual artist, Born in 1908, Alicia Boyle passed away in 1996. Also born in 1908 and of this same generation are René Arar, Pierre Boucher, Rudolf Werner Ackermann, Jac Arend, and Stefan Ampenberger.

Further Biographical Context for Alicia Boyle

Born in 1908, Alicia Boyle was predominantly inspired by the 1920s. Key artistic developments that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be matured during the 1920s and 1930s. At this time the careers of many inspiring and pioneering artists began to blossom, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of reflection and solemnity following the horrors of the First World War. Major shifts in politics were happening worldwide, and Marxism took a strong grip as an ideology within artist groups and communities. The main focus for art at the time was on Freudian theory and the human subconscious, and these ideas were best portrayed by artists including Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux, whilst in Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine established methods of art which were vivid and dynamic.

Alicia Boyle