Herbert Carroll Cassill
1928 - 2008
Herbert Carroll Cassill was an artist, Herbert Carroll Cassill was born in 1928 and died in 2008. Artists Adriano Alunni, Herbert Arlt, Wim Crouwel, Anthony Ewart Curtis, and Sherry Schrut are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Herbert Carroll Cassill
Herbert Carroll Cassill was born in 1928 and was primarily inspired by the 1930s growing up. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the United States, the Great Depression had a tremendous impact on artistic output, with a number of artists focusing on the agrarian and the modest man in the streets. It was the first time in US history that widespread collectives of artists began to address politics, and tried to use their art to impact society. Artists held exhibitions on social and political themes such as poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes.