Charles Boyd Craven
1909 - 1991
Charles Boyd Craven was a visual artist, Charles Boyd Craven, born in 1909, died in 1991. Artists Eva Aschoff, William Burk, Anna Aniela Adamska, Pierre Bosco, and Bela Balogh are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Charles Boyd Craven
Born in 1909, Charles Boyd Craven was largely influenced by the 1920s growing up. The key innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many innovative and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became an essential place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.