1900 - 1957
José Meseguer was a creative artist. Born in 1900, José Meseguer passed away in 1957. Artists William F. Ashburner, Enrique Borla, Edmund Anton Kohlschein, Jack Noel Kilgour, and Elsi Giauque are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for José Meseguer
José Meseguer was born in 1900 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the first years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by incredible practitioners of the pictorial arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw significant shifts in politics. Marxism was a prevalent political ideology which was also enormously influential amid artists and their communities. notable artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism developed throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a fundamental idea of Freudian theory. Important Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread internationally.