1900 - 1991
Bernadine Custer was a creative visual artist, Bernadine Custer was born in 1900 and died in 1991. Artists Frances Keating Buell, Walter W. Ellison, Genevieve Dillaye Anderson, Hazel Boehme, and Andreas Alariesto are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Bernadine Custer
Born in 1900, Bernadine Custer grew up during the 1920s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. Important artistic innovations that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be matured during the 1920s and 1930s. During this period the careers of many influential and pioneering artists began to flourish, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of consideration and solemnity following the horrors of the First World War. Significant shifts in politics were taking place worldwide, and Marxism took a strong hold 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.