Gerardus Hurkmans was a creative artist. Gerardus Hurkmans was born in 1911. Artists like William Broughton Bush, Dirk Huisken, Lore Buschbeck, Evelyn Gertrude Albright, and George T. Hartmann were also born in 1911.
Further Biographical Context for Gerardus Hurkmans
Born in 1911, Gerardus Hurkmans was predominantly inspired by the 1930s. Throughout 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 characterised the political atmosphere of the period. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.