1914 - 2002
Boris Carmi was an artist, Boris Carmi, born in 1914, died in 2002. Artists Pere Benet Domingo, Maria Barreira, Wilfrid Moser, Margaret Mellis, and Nicolaï Lukich Babasiouk are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Boris Carmi
Born in 1914, Boris Carmi grew up during the 1930s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. globally this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. The era took a sinister turn with the beginning of National Socialism in Germany, and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. The decade would culminate in the inset on the Second World War; a political and social uproar that preoccupied not only artists, but large swathes of the world’s population.