1911 - 1976
Eileen Costello was a visual artist, Eileen Costello, born in 1911, died in 1976. Artists like Vera Ippolitovna Aralova Peterson, Brian Brown, Ethel Agar, Oriel Edmund Bond, and Bernice Berkman were also born in 1911.
Further Biographical Context for Eileen Costello
Born in 1911, Eileen Costello grew up during the 1930s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the dominant artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread worldwide. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated a number of these ideas into their radical political ideologies to develop a innovative kind of magic realism.