Edin Currie-Wood

1919 - 2001

Artist biography

Edin Currie-Wood was a creative visual artist, Edin Currie-Wood, born in 1919, died in 2001. Also born in 1919 and of this same generation are Salvador Aulestia, Hans Heinrich Adam, Cao Shuzhi, Diep Minh Châu, and Mel Bolden.

Further Biographical Context for Edin Currie-Wood

Edin Currie-Wood was born in 1919 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the conflict between many political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.