1924 - 1999
Jacques Chevalier was a creative visual artist, Jacques Chevalier, born in 1924, died in 1999. Also born in 1924 and of this same generation are Armin Bruggisser, Aurelio Ceccarelli, Robert Biancalana, Elaine Sturtevant, and Ruth Bess.
Further Biographical Context for Jacques Chevalier
Jacques Chevalier was born in 1924 and was predominantly influenced by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.