1925 - 2008
Gordon Balfour-Cunningham was an artist, Gordon Balfour-Cunningham was born in 1925 and died in 2008. Artists Joseph Glasco, Eustachy Kossakowski, Mikhaël Anikeev, Dmitry Krasnopevtsev, and Saburo Murakami are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Gordon Balfour-Cunningham
Gordon Balfour-Cunningham was born in 1925 and was primarily inspired by the 1930s growing up. 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 on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.