John Francis Monton
1917 - 1957
John Francis Monton was a creative visual artist. John Francis Monton was born in 1917 and died in 1957. Also born in 1917 and of this same generation are Suzanne Schweig Langsdorf Martyl, Herbert Dicke, François Have Ten, Clarence Ainslie Loomis, and Karl Samuel Hubenthal.
Further Biographical Context for John Francis Monton
John Francis Monton was born in 1917 and 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 dominance, and characterised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence across the globe. 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.