Dorothy Marie Morrison

1909

Artist biography

Dorothy Marie Morrison was a creative artist. Dorothy Marie Morrison was born in 1909. Also born in 1909 and of this same generation are Kong Yingting, Siegfried Franck, Silvan Ionescu, Erwine Laverne, and Vytautas Banaitis.

Further Biographical Context for Dorothy Marie Morrison

Dorothy Marie Morrison was born in 1909 and was predominantly influenced creatively by the 1920s growing up. Significant artistic developments that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be matured during the 1920s and 1930s. At this time the careers of a number of influential and pioneering artists began to blossom, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of consideration and solemnity following the horrors of the First World War. Significant shifts in politics were happening worldwide, and Marxism took a strong grip as an ideology amongst artist groups and communities. Due to its cultural significance, Surrealism spread as an ideology on an international scale, and became the most prominent theme of the pictorial arts in the 1920s. The Bauhaus movement developed during this time and focused on a unification of all modes of art, working towards the idea of the ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’. The liberal politics of the Weimar Republic in Germany enabled this movement to blossom and flourish and develop further.

Dorothy Marie Morrison

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