Charles Cockerham

1900 - 1935

Artist biography

Charles Cockerham was a creative artist, Born in 1900, Charles Cockerham passed away in 1935. Artists like Enrico De Angeli, Luis Buñuel, Harold Everett Bayer, Andrée Bosquet, and Arno Breker were also born in 1900.

Further Biographical Context for Charles Cockerham

Charles Cockerham was born in 1900 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the primary years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by innovative practitioners of the pictorial arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also tremendously influential amid artists and their communities. The Bauhaus was founded in 1919, and became an essential place surrounding ideas in favour of the unification of art, craft and design disciplines – an idea that became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk. Surrealism came to be the predominant expressive mode of the 1920s, and was aided by the liberalism of Germany’s Weimar Republic, which was an environment that allowed for tremendous creative flowering.

Charles Cockerham

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