Dorothy Cope is a contemporary artist considered well established, Dorothy Cope was born in 1915. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Yul Brynner, Denise Callé, Neil Barrett, Bai Shueshi, and Bruno Bernitz.
Further Biographical Context for Dorothy Cope
Dorothy Cope was born in 1915 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the conflict between a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence internationally. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.