Eduardo Amezaga

1911 - 1977

Artist biography

Eduardo Amezaga was a creative visual artist, Born in 1911, Eduardo Amezaga passed away in 1977. Artists like Max Yavno, Cedric Ashton, Will Barnet, Angela Christina Antrim, and Arnold A. Arbeit were also born in 1911.

Further Biographical Context for Eduardo Amezaga

Eduardo Amezaga was born in 1911 and was largely inspired by the 1930s growing up. globally this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s foremost political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the United States, the Great Depression had a great impact on artistic production, with a number of artists focusing on the agrarian and the humble man in the streets. It was the first time in US history that widespread collectives of artists began to address politics, and endeavoured to use their art to impact society. Artists held exhibitions on social and political themes such as poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes.