Avigdor Arikha

1929 · Israel

Artist biography

Avigdor Arikha is seen as an established contemporary artist, who originates from Israel, like other prominent artists such as Yehudit Sasportas, Revital Cohen, Einat Amir, Adi Fluman, and Yael Kanarek. Avigdor Arikha was born in 1929.

Further Biographical Context for Avigdor Arikha

Avigdor Arikha was born in 1929 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1930s. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for power, and characterised the political atmosphere of the period. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence across the globe. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political ideologies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.

Avigdor Arikha

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