1919 - 1971
Edward Corbett was a creative visual artist, Edward Corbett was born in 1919 and died in 1971. Also born in 1919 and of this same generation are Chen Zheng, Joan Albert, Dorothy Bryant Archer, Pierre Soulages, and Ib Geertsen.
Further Biographical Context for Edward Corbett
Edward Corbett was born in 1919 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1930s. Throughout the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political ideologies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was epitomised in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.