Charles Malcolm Campbell
1905 - 1985
Charles Malcolm Campbell was an artist, Charles Malcolm Campbell, born in 1905, died in 1985. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Ludwig Maria Beck, Antonio Berni, Ruth Bernhard, Narciso Balenciaga, and René Robert Bouché.
Further Biographical Context for Charles Malcolm Campbell
Charles Malcolm Campbell was born in 1905 and was predominantly influenced 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 incredible practitioners of the pictorial arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw significant shifts in politics. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also tremendously influential among artists and their communities. notable artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism advanced throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a key idea of Freudian theory. Notable Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread across the globe.