Gordon Stephen Crook
1921 - 2011
Gordon Stephen Crook was a visual artist, Born in 1921, Gordon Stephen Crook passed away in 2011. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Piotr Ilyich Bilan, Fiore Camerlengo, Alfred Cheney Chadbourn, Freda Beard, and Irene Awret.
Further Biographical Context for Gordon Stephen Crook
Born in 1921, Gordon Stephen Crook was predominantly influenced by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of many 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 incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.