Eric Dawson

1918

Artist biography

Eric Dawson was a creative artist. Eric Dawson was born in 1918. Also born in 1918 and of this same generation are Juul Cort De, Nora Carella, Earle B. Beaver, Asmund Arle, and Rudolf Ahlers.

Further Biographical Context for Eric Dawson

Eric Dawson was born in 1918 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 period. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence across the globe. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their pioneering political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was epitomised in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.