David Chethlahe Paladin
1926 - 1984
David Chethlahe Paladin was an artist, David Chethlahe Paladin was born in 1926 and died in 1984. Artists like Michael Nicholas Barrett, Irina Sergeevna Bogdanova, Michael Barrett, Jacques Arbeau, and Chen Yuyin were also born in 1926.
Further Biographical Context for David Chethlahe Paladin
Born in 1926, David Chethlahe Paladin was primarily inspired by the 1930s growing up. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s foremost political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the United States, the Great Depression had a tremendous impact on artistic production, with a number of artists taking inspiration from the agrarian and the humble man in the streets. It was the first time in US history that widespread movements of artists began to address politics, and attempted to use their art to influence society. Artists focused exhibitions on social and political themes such as poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes.