1904 - 1927
Georgina Cowan was a creative artist, Georgina Cowan was born in 1904 and died in 1927. Artists like Noguchi Isamu, Frank M. Baisden, Alfred Bühler, Joy Flinsch Buba, and Sophie Freedman (Ferstadt) were also born in 1904.
Further Biographical Context for Georgina Cowan
Georgina Cowan was born in 1904 and was largely inspired by the 1920s. The notable innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many innovative and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major 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 develop in the 1920s and 1930s, and focused on the human unconscious and Freudian theory. Significant artists to arise from this movement were Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Surrealism spread as an ideology worldwide 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 flourished under this way of thinking.