Geoffrey Woolsey Birks
1929 - 1993
Geoffrey Woolsey Birks was a visual artist, Geoffrey Woolsey Birks was born in 1929 and died in 1993. Also born in 1929 and of this same generation are Frank Gehry, André Bertran, Elio Marchegiani, Lucio Muñoz, and Gil J Wolman.
Further Biographical Context for Geoffrey Woolsey Birks
Born in 1929, Geoffrey Woolsey Birks' creative work was primarily inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the clashing of a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence internationally. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.