Boris Caragea

1906 - 1982

Artist biography

Boris Caragea was an artist, Born in 1906, Boris Caragea passed away in 1982. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Alo Altripp, Arturo Avigdor, Willy Alexander Bärtschi, Maly Blumer, and Earl Wesley Bascom.

Further Biographical Context for Boris Caragea

Born in 1906, Boris Caragea was primarily inspired by the 1920s. The notable innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period began the careers of many pioneering and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. In Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine established methods of art which were dramatic and dynamic. Surrealism continued to mature in the 1920s and 1930s, and focused on the human unconscious and Freudian theory. Key artists to arise from this movement were Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Surrealism spread as an ideology on a global scale due to its cultural significance, and grew to become the integral expressive mode of the 1920s. It was aided by the liberal characteristics of Weimar Republic in Germany, and blossomed under this way of thinking.

Boris Caragea

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