Derek W. Crow
Derek W. Crow is seen as an established artist, Derek W. Crow was born in 1928. Artists like Agustin Fernandez, Klaus Beck, Brother Mel Meyer, Mario Bianchi, and Arany Bazsonyi were also born in 1928.
Further Biographical Context for Derek W. Crow
Derek W. Crow was born in 1928 and was primarily influenced by the 1930s. Internationally this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the United States, the Great Depression had a great impact on artistic production, with a number of artists taking inspiration from the agrarian and the modest man in the streets. It was the first time in US history that widespread collectives of artists began to address politics, and attempted to use their art to impact society. Artists held exhibitions on social and political themes such as poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes.