Phyllis Hipwell Janes

1905 - 1990

Artist biography

Phyllis Hipwell Janes was an artist. Phyllis Hipwell Janes was born in 1905 and died in 1990. Artists Nan Borazzo, Dionís Bennassar, Raymond Faes, Poul Hansen, and Louis Bosa are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Phyllis Hipwell Janes

Born in 1905, Phyllis Hipwell Janes was largely influenced by the 1920s growing up. The notable innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established 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 widespread among artist communities and groups. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.