1908 - 1995
Allen Anderson was a creative visual artist, Allen Anderson was born in 1908 and died in 1995. Artists Alexander Corazzo, Gianni L. Cilfone, Ruth Browne Burchard, Helen Lundeberg, and Lee Krasner are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Allen Anderson
Born in 1908, Allen Anderson was primarily inspired by the 1920s. The key innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many radical 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. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.