1919 - 2010
Bill Chappell was a creative artist, Bill Chappell, born in 1919, died in 2010. Artists like Frederick Van Bloemart, Karl-Hans Boese, Avni Arbaş, Abe Ajay, and Aleksander Bernaciński were also born in 1919.
Further Biographical Context for Bill Chappell
Bill Chappell was born in 1919 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1930s growing up. globally this period can be best characterised by the conflict 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 influence on artistic output, with many artists focusing on the agrarian and the modest man in the streets. It was the first time in US history that widespread collectives of artists began to address politics, and endeavoured to use their art to impact society. Artists focused exhibitions on social and political themes such as poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes.