Christopher Cornford

1917 - 1993

Artist biography

Christopher Cornford was a creative artist, Christopher Cornford, born in 1917, died in 1993. Artists like Georg Berger, Ilio Burruni, Milton Resnick, James R. Bingham, and Leonora Carrington were also born in 1917.

Further Biographical Context for Christopher Cornford

Born in 1917, Christopher Cornford's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1930s. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence across the globe. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their pioneering political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.

Christopher Cornford

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