Adolphe Decamps


Artist biography

Adolphe Decamps was an artist. Adolphe Decamps was born in 1919. Artists Michael Cummings, Chris Benvie, Zofia Czerwosz, Carl Bruno Bloemertz, and Taro Yamamoto are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Adolphe Decamps

Born in 1919, Adolphe Decamps was largely influenced by the 1930s growing up. Globally this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s foremost political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the dominant artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread across the globe. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated a number of these philosophies into their radical political ideologies to develop a innovative kind of magic realism.

Adolphe Decamps