Manuela Ballester

1908 - 1994

Artist biography

Manuela Ballester was an artist, Born in 1908, Manuela Ballester passed away in 1994. Artists Veronesi, Rino Albertarelli, Ermanno Boller, Synnøve Anker Aurdal, and Émile Bou are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Manuela Ballester

Manuela Ballester was born in 1908 and was largely 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 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 important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also enormously influential among artists and their communities. noteworthy 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. 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 internationally.

Manuela Ballester

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