Fred Castle

1912 - 1996

Artist biography

Fred Castle was a creative visual artist, Fred Castle was born in 1912 and died in 1996. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Turcato Giulio, Dina Bellotti, Hananiah Harari, Oliver Gilmore Brabbins, and Volker Böhringer.

Further Biographical Context for Fred Castle

Fred Castle was born in 1912 and was predominantly inspired creatively by the 1930s. globally this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the dominant artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread worldwide. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera integrated a number of these philosophies into their radical political ideologies to develop a innovative kind of magic realism.