Ciaran Clear

1920 - 2000

Artist biography

Ciaran Clear was an artist, Ciaran Clear, born in 1920, died in 2000. Also born in 1920 and of this same generation are Francisco Antigua, Richard Brough, Babette Beckmann, Marg Bowen, and Artur Bela Tavares.

Further Biographical Context for Ciaran Clear

Ciaran Clear was born in 1920 and was primarily influenced by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.