Berneta Crowder is an established contemporary artist, Berneta Crowder was born in 1920. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Alexander Colville, Mahmoud Affifi, Roger Bussemey, Shelly Bartolini, and Rudolf Baranik.
Further Biographical Context for Berneta Crowder
Berneta Crowder was born in 1920 and was largely inspired by the 1930s growing up. globally this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the United States, the Great Depression had a great impact on artistic output, with many artists taking inspiration from the agrarian and the modest man in the streets. It was the first time in US history that widespread movements of artists began to address politics, and tried to use their art to influence society. Artists organized exhibitions on social and political themes such as poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes.