Geneviève Couteau

1924 - 2013

Artist biography

Geneviève Couteau was a visual artist, Born in 1924, Geneviève Couteau passed away in 2013. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Anton Heyboer, Cornélius Yao August Azaglo, Lorna Blaine, Georges Noël Bédart, and Ferdinand Bierbaum.

Further Biographical Context for Geneviève Couteau

Born in 1924, Geneviève Couteau was largely influenced by the 1930s growing up. Internationally this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s leading 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 worldwide. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated many of these ideas into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.

Geneviève Couteau