Evelyn Faherty

1919 - 2015

Artist biography

Evelyn Faherty was a creative visual artist. Evelyn Faherty was born in 1919 and died in 2015. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Roger Decaux, Michael Martin Ii Engel, Joan Albert, Kurt Cornett, and William Allister.

Further Biographical Context for Evelyn Faherty

Born in 1919, Evelyn Faherty was predominantly influenced by the 1930s. Globally this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s foremost political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the leading artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread across the globe. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated a number of these ideas into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.