1922 - 1999
Further Biographical Context for Carl Corwin
Carl Corwin was born in 1922 and was primarily inspired by the 1930s growing up. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the leading artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread worldwide. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera integrated many of these principals into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.