Colbert Collins

1924 - 2013

Artist biography

Colbert Collins was an artist, Colbert Collins was born in 1924 and died in 2013. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are John Brook, Moses Aupaluktuk, Maureen Bogle, Bob Collins, and Bernard Kirschenbaum.

Further Biographical Context for Colbert Collins

Colbert Collins was born in 1924 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1930s growing up. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.