Barbara Colls

1914 - 2003

Artist biography

Barbara Colls was a visual artist, Barbara Colls, born in 1914, died in 2003. Artists like Lidia Agricola, Antonia Bezerra Leão, O. Winston Link, Winston Bristow, and Georges Boulmant were also born in 1914.

Further Biographical Context for Barbara Colls

Barbara Colls was born in 1914 and was predominantly inspired by the 1930s. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the dominant artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread worldwide. In Mexico, artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated a number of these philosophies into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.