Andries Dirck Copier
1901 - 1991
Andries Dirck Copier was a visual artist, Andries Dirck Copier was born in 1901 and died in 1991. Also born in 1901 and of this same generation are Erich Buschle, Alexander Burykin, Paul Barruel, Leokadia Bielska-Tworkowska, and Gerth Biese.
Further Biographical Context for Andries Dirck Copier
Born in 1901, Andries Dirck Copier was predominantly influenced by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by incredible practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in politics. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also extremely influential among artists and their communities. important artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a key idea of Freudian theory. Notable Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread worldwide.