Bernard Cole

1911 - 1992

Artist biography

Bernard Cole was a creative visual artist, Bernard Cole was born in 1911 and died in 1992. Also born in 1911 and of this same generation are Lennox Allen, Hélène Bauler, Angela Christina Antrim, Edmund Teske, and Victoria Brüning.

Further Biographical Context for Bernard Cole

Born in 1911, Bernard Cole's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1930s. globally this period can be best characterised by the conflict 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 worldwide. In Mexico, artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera integrated many of these principals into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.