Eugene Craig

1916

Artist biography

Eugene Craig is seen as an established contemporary artist, Eugene Craig was born in 1916. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Nikolaï Fiodorovich Bortnikov, José Cabral Antunes, Maksim Kharitonovich Butakov, Nutaralaq Akulukjuk, and Allan Adler.

Further Biographical Context for Eugene Craig

Eugene Craig was born in 1916 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1930s growing up. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of 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 worldwide. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.