Diederick George During

1917 - 1999

Artist biography

Diederick George During was an artist. Diederick George During, born in 1917, died in 1999. Artists like Hugo Cesar, Dik Browne, Viliam Chmel, Lambertus Johan Camphuis, and Karl Hugo Schmölz were also born in 1917.

Further Biographical Context for Diederick George During

Born in 1917, Diederick George During's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1930s. Throughout the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for power, and characterised the political atmosphere of the period. 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 radical political ideologies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was epitomised in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.