1915 - 1999
Bill Crosbie was a creative visual artist, Bill Crosbie, born in 1915, died in 1999. Also born in 1915 and of this same generation are Antoni Batllori Jofré, Dieter Berlepp, Felipe Brugueras Pallach, Doris Betjeman, and Karl Bednarik.
Further Biographical Context for Bill Crosbie
Born in 1915, Bill Crosbie grew up during the 1930s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the conflict between many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence worldwide. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.