Donald Ray Carmichael


Artist biography

Donald Ray Carmichael is an established contemporary visual artist, Donald Ray Carmichael was born in 1922. Artists like Willy Andergassen, Doug Ballard, Chinn Yuen Yuey, Charles Anatole, and Rolf Bangerter were also born in 1922.

Further Biographical Context for Donald Ray Carmichael

Donald Ray Carmichael was born in 1922 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1930s growing up. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the leading artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread across the globe. In Mexico, artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera integrated a number of these principals into their radical political ideologies to develop a innovative kind of magic realism.