Deryck Stephen Crowther

1922

Artist biography

Deryck Stephen Crowther is an established contemporary artist, Deryck Stephen Crowther was born in 1922. Artists Eva Castle Britton, Kofi Antubam, The Estate Of Leon Golub, Zubeida Agha, and Georg W. Borsche are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Deryck Stephen Crowther

Born in 1922, Deryck Stephen Crowther was largely influenced by the 1930s growing up. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the United States, the Great Depression had a tremendous influence on artistic production, with a number of artists focusing on the agrarian and the modest 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 organized exhibitions on social and political themes such as poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes.

Deryck Stephen Crowther

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