Lea Franklin Mccarty
1905 - 1960
Lea Franklin Mccarty was a creative artist. Born in 1905, Lea Franklin Mccarty passed away in 1960. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Nurettin Ergüven, Mariano Timòn Ambrosio, Pino Curtoni, Edward Loxton Knight, and Claude Gadoud.
Further Biographical Context for Lea Franklin Mccarty
Lea Franklin Mccarty was born in 1905 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 the political world. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also enormously influential amid artists and their communities. important artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a vital idea of Freudian theory. Notable 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 on a global scale.