Further Biographical Context for Bernard Chateau
Bernard Chateau was born in 1925 and was primarily inspired by the 1930s. globally this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the leading artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread worldwide. In Mexico, artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated many of these philosophies into their radical political ideologies to develop a innovative kind of magic realism.