Bob Chaplin is seen as an established contemporary artist, Bob Chaplin was born in 1927. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Willibald Blum, Lambro Ahlas, Lieselott Beschorner, Norman Kanter, and Marc Baurand.
Further Biographical Context for Bob Chaplin
Bob Chaplin was born in 1927 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence internationally. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.