Boris Edounov

1914 - 1988

Artist biography

Boris Edounov was a visual artist. Boris Edounov was born in 1914 and died in 1988. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Ego Bianchi, Krishnaji Howlaji Ara, Jack Cardiff, Jozef De Bruyn, and Merle D. Baasch.

Further Biographical Context for Boris Edounov

Born in 1914, Boris Edounov was largely influenced by the 1930s growing up. 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 dominance, and characterised the political atmosphere of the period. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, 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.