Padlayat Mugualuk

1906 - 1968

Artist biography

Padlayat Mugualuk was a creative visual artist. Padlayat Mugualuk was born in 1906 and died in 1968. Artists like Gino Krayer, Louis Scott Brewster, Henry Jenkins, Dorothy Michelson, and Camil Llimos were also born in 1906.

Further Biographical Context for Padlayat Mugualuk

Born in 1906, Padlayat Mugualuk's creative work 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 inspiring 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 politics. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also enormously influential amongst artists and their communities. notable artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism advanced 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.

Padlayat Mugualuk

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