Pegi Margaret Macleod

1904 - 1949

Artist biography

Pegi Margaret Macleod was a creative artist. Born in 1904, Pegi Margaret Macleod passed away in 1949. Artists like Angus Mcbean, Edgardo Mannucci, Juan Bonet Casanovas, Otho Blake, and Edna Guck were also born in 1904.

Further Biographical Context for Pegi Margaret Macleod

Pegi Margaret Macleod was born in 1904 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1920s. The notable innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period began the careers of many pioneering and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major shifts in politics took place across the world. 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 on a global scale due to its cultural importance, and grew to become the central expressive mode of the 1920s. It was aided by the liberal characteristics of Weimar Republic in Germany, and flourished under this way of thinking.

Pegi Margaret Macleod

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