Nancy Mcconomy

1903

Artist biography

Nancy Mcconomy was a creative visual artist. Nancy Mcconomy was born in 1903. Artists like Liang Shiqiu, Mary Phillips Cunningham, Drez Langenbergh, Nicolai Jewgravov, and Jacint Martí Bofarull were also born in 1903.

Further Biographical Context for Nancy Mcconomy

Born in 1903, Nancy Mcconomy was largely inspired by the 1920s. The key innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period began the careers of many innovative and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a time of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. In Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine developed methods of art which were dramatic and dynamic. Surrealism continued to develop in the 1920s and 1930s, and focused on the human unconscious and Freudian theory. Significant artists to arise from this movement were Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Surrealism spread as an ideology worldwide due to its cultural importance, and grew to become the key expressive mode of the 1920s. It was aided by the liberal characteristics of Weimar Republic in Germany, and flourished under this way of thinking.

Nancy Mcconomy

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