George S. Crossley

1919

Artist biography

George S. Crossley is seen as an established artist, George S. Crossley was born in 1919. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Frances M. Bradbury, General Foister Cole, Renée Yolande Brandini-Hauser, Bill Copley, and Frans Martin Claerhout.

Further Biographical Context for George S. Crossley

George S. Crossley was born in 1919 and was primarily inspired by the 1930s growing up. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for power, 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.