1913 - 1983
Hurley Conklin was a visual artist, Born in 1913, Hurley Conklin passed away in 1983. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Alexandros Alexandrakis, Willie Atkyns, Maurice Ascalon, Roberta Jean Blair, and Christ Anton.
Further Biographical Context for Hurley Conklin
Born in 1913, Hurley Conklin 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 internationally. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.