Benjamin Collins is seen as an established contemporary artist, Benjamin Collins was born in 1910. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Leon Levinstein, Rudolf Bierle, Eric Sloane, Pietro Annigoni, and Mitchell Siporin.
Further Biographical Context for Benjamin Collins
Benjamin Collins was born in 1910 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the conflict between many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.