Carlos Carneiro

1909 - 1971

Artist biography

Carlos Carneiro was an artist, Carlos Carneiro, born in 1909, died in 1971. Artists William Calvin Brazelton, Claus Bastian, Carlotta Bologne-Bieganska, Harold Haydon, and Anna Eva Bergman are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Carlos Carneiro

Born in 1909, Carlos Carneiro was predominantly influenced by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by innovative practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a prevalent political ideology which was also extremely influential amid artists and their communities. Key artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a vital idea of Freudian theory. Key Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread worldwide.

Carlos Carneiro

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