1914 - 2002
Dixon Copes was a creative artist, Born in 1914, Dixon Copes passed away in 2002. Artists like Chen Yijing, Stanley Abeyesinghe, John Joseph Barsotti, William S. Burroughs, and Anna Andersch were also born in 1914.
Further Biographical Context for Dixon Copes
Born in 1914, Dixon Copes' creative work was primarily inspired by the 1930s. globally this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. The era took a sinister turn with the beginning of National Socialism in Germany, and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. The decade would conclude in the inset on the Second World War; a political and social uproar that preoccupied not only artists, but large swathes of the world’s population.