Donald Burnette Gooch
1907 - 1971
Donald Burnette Gooch was a visual artist. Born in 1907, Donald Burnette Gooch passed away in 1971. Artists like Marie-Louise Albassart, Jacques Anthoine, Elton Morrow Davies, Giacomo Ciusa, and George Platt Lynes were also born in 1907.
Further Biographical Context for Donald Burnette Gooch
Born in 1907, Donald Burnette Gooch grew up during the 1920s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The notable innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period began the careers of many innovative and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.