1926 - 2009
Betty Clegg was a creative visual artist, Betty Clegg was born in 1926 and died in 2009. Also born in 1926 and of this same generation are David Borisovich Borovsky, Anthony Dominick Benedetto, Ralph Allen, Robert Baussain, and Michael Birch.
Further Biographical Context for Betty Clegg
Betty Clegg was born in 1926 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1930s. Throughout the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and characterised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence across the globe. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.