1903 - 1981
Marcel Chiara was a visual artist, Marcel Chiara, born in 1903, died in 1981. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Nils Bringfelt, Blas Canovas, Cal Bromund, Walker Evans, and Jan M. Chimielewski.
Further Biographical Context for Marcel Chiara
Marcel Chiara was born in 1903 and was predominantly inspired by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the primary 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 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 prevalent political ideology which was also particularly influential amongst artists and their communities. important 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 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 across the globe.