Juan Eugenio Mingorance
1906 - 1979
Juan Eugenio Mingorance was a creative visual artist. Born in 1906, Juan Eugenio Mingorance passed away in 1979. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Aixinjueluo Yuyun, Sixten Holmgren, Feng Wenfeng, John Moody, and Jan Jirikovski.
Further Biographical Context for Juan Eugenio Mingorance
Born in 1906, Juan Eugenio Mingorance's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by inspiring practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in politics. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also particularly influential amongst artists and their communities. notable artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism advanced 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 across the globe.