Kenneth Stevens Macintire
1891 - 1979
Kenneth Stevens Macintire was an artist. Kenneth Stevens Macintire was born in 1891 and died in 1979. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Willibald Kramm, Vera Chlebnikova, Henry Martin, Ove V. Borch, and Eugen Emil Meyer.
Further Biographical Context for Kenneth Stevens Macintire
Kenneth Stevens Macintire was born in 1891 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the 20th century were defined by the dynamic development of visual and pictorial art. These years were an era of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These developments inspired artist communities and collectives on an international scale, with many groups exploring a variety of methods of expressing their ideas. After the First World War, artists started to explore psychological uses of art in response to the horrors they had witnessed. Dadaism, an absurdist movement influenced directly by the events of the war, spread to a number of countries across Europe and established the careers of renowned artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Hannah Höch and Kurt Schwitters. The movement of Surrealism, inspired by ideas concerning psychology and the subconscious which were first developed by Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, was developed from the ideas posed by Dada.