Donald Ian Cameron
1910 - 1969
Donald Ian Cameron was an artist, Donald Ian Cameron was born in 1910 and died in 1969. Artists like Edith Sonne Bruun, Solange De Bievre, Claire Baillot-Jourdan, André Gabriel Bernadou, and Margo Block were also born in 1910.
Further Biographical Context for Donald Ian Cameron
Born in 1910, Donald Ian Cameron was largely inspired by the 1920s growing up. The key innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many pioneering and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a time of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. In Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine established methods of art which were dramatic and dynamic. Surrealism continued to mature in the 1920s and 1930s, and focused on the human unconscious and Freudian theory. Significant artists to arise from this movement were Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Surrealism spread as an ideology worldwide due to its cultural importance, and grew to become the integral expressive mode of the 1920s. It was aided by the liberal characteristics of Weimar Republic in Germany, and flourished under this way of thinking.