Ethel Painter Hood

1906 - 1982

Artist biography

Ethel Painter Hood was a creative artist. Born in 1906, Ethel Painter Hood passed away in 1982. Also born in 1906 and of this same generation are Salomon Guerschoff, René Baumer, Winton Aldridge, Fritz Dehn, and Henri Edouard Bargin.

Further Biographical Context for Ethel Painter Hood

Ethel Painter Hood was born in 1906 and was primarily inspired by the 1920s growing up. Important artistic innovations that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be worked on during the 1920s and 1930s. During this period the careers of many inspiring and pioneering artists began to flourish, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of consideration and sombreness following the horrors of the First World War. Major shifts in politics were happening worldwide, and Marxism took a strong grip as an ideology amongst artist groups and communities. The leading focus for art at the time was on Freudian theory and the human subconscious, and these ideas were best portrayed by artists including Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux, whilst in Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine developed methods of art which were vivid and dynamic.

Ethel Painter Hood

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