1907 - 2004
Eva Cohen was a visual artist, Eva Cohen, born in 1907, died in 2004. Also born in 1907 and of this same generation are James Latimer Allen, Ernest Chanonat, Estate Of Herbert Matter, Jean Perdrizet, and Mečislovo Bulakos.
Further Biographical Context for Eva Cohen
Born in 1907, Eva Cohen's creative work was predominantly influenced by the 1920s. The notable innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many radical and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a time of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. In Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine developed methods of art which were dramatic and dynamic. Surrealism continued to mature in the 1920s and 1930s, and focused on the human unconscious and Freudian theory. Key artists to arise from this movement were Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Surrealism spread as an ideology on a global scale due to its cultural importance, and developed to become the key expressive mode of the 1920s. It was aided by the liberal characteristics of Weimar Republic in Germany, and blossomed under this way of thinking.