Frederick E. Conway
1900 - 1972
Frederick E. Conway was a visual artist, Born in 1900, Frederick E. Conway passed away in 1972. Artists like Mary G. Ascher, Marcelle Bonnaud, John Jules Billington, Jolan Gross Bettelheim, and Germaine Berthelot were also born in 1900.
Further Biographical Context for Frederick E. Conway
Born in 1900, Frederick E. Conway grew up during the 1920s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the primary years of the twentieth century. To have this time as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by incredible practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also enormously influential amongst artists and their communities. The Bauhaus was founded in 1919, and became an indispensable place surrounding ideas in favour of the unification of art, craft and design disciplines – an idea that became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk. Surrealism came to be the predominant expressive mode of the 1920s, and was aided by the liberalism of Germany’s Weimar Republic, which was an environment that allowed for tremendous creative flowering.