Irene Begbie is an established contemporary visual artist, Irene Begbie was born in 1894. Artists like Thomas W. Armes, Harry Epworth Allen, Ragnar Alyre, Willem Arondeus, and Eugene A. Barnett were also born in 1894.
Further Biographical Context for Irene Begbie
Born in 1894, Irene Begbie was predominantly inspired by the 1900s and 1910s. The dynamic development of pictorial art defined the first decades of the twentieth century. It was an era of experimentation and post-Impressionism, with artists first delving into Expressionism and Abstraction. Many different collectives and groups of artists across the world developed many ways of expressing these crucial innovations. At the same time, Expressive painting was being developed and explored in a number of places across the world. the Nabis in France were the first to delve into this movement at the turn of the century, and German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter soon followed suit, developing the careers of renowned artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky.