Julijs Jegers

1910 - 1954

Artist biography

Julijs Jegers was a creative artist. Julijs Jegers was born in 1910 and died in 1954. Artists Leslie Cole, Thelma Bennett, Kristian Bjulver, Vitali Goriaev, and Sergei Alexeyevitch Grigoriev are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Julijs Jegers

Julijs Jegers was born in 1910 and was primarily influenced creatively 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 innovative 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 prevalent political ideology which was also extremely influential among artists and their communities. noteworthy artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a essential idea of Freudian theory. Key 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 worldwide.

Julijs Jegers

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