Gerard Havekes was an artist. Gerard Havekes was born in 1925. Also born in 1925 and of this same generation are Anthony Brandt, Thomas H. Kapsalis, Vecsey Colomanus, Pierre Dmitrienko, and Ding Mang.
Further Biographical Context for Gerard Havekes
Born in 1925, Gerard Havekes' creative work was primarily influenced by the 1930s. On a global scale this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the leading 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 many of these ideas into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.