Augusto Barros Ferreira

1929 - 1998

Artist biography

Augusto Barros Ferreira was an artist, Augusto Barros Ferreira, born in 1929, died in 1998. Also born in 1929 and of this same generation are Antonio Ballester Ruiz, Angel Badia, Gérard Arnaud, Renée Aspe, and The Estate Of Clement Meadmore.

Further Biographical Context for Augusto Barros Ferreira

Augusto Barros Ferreira was born in 1929 and was largely inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the conflict between a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.

Augusto Barros Ferreira