Germaine Cohen-Tanouji

1912 - 1984

Artist biography

Germaine Cohen-Tanouji was an artist, Germaine Cohen-Tanouji was born in 1912 and died in 1984. Artists Andy Aulatjut, Lucien Beaujard, Hans Joachim Barschel, Chen Dian, and Antonin Bartl are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Germaine Cohen-Tanouji

Germaine Cohen-Tanouji was born in 1912, grew up during the 1930s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for power, and characterised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence across the globe. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their pioneering political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.

Germaine Cohen-Tanouji