Saime Belir

1908 - 1985

Artist biography

Saime Belir was a visual artist, Born in 1908, Saime Belir passed away in 1985. Artists Meir Ben-Uri, Emmanuel Boudot-Lamotte, Edythe Hoy Bossert, Leslie Caffarell Bariden, and Jakob Schärer are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Saime Belir

Saime Belir was born in 1908 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have this time as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by innovative practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw significant shifts in the political world. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also particularly influential amongst artists and their communities. important artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism grew throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a essential idea of Freudian theory. Important 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 worldwide.

Saime Belir

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