1916 - 2003
John Miegs was a creative visual artist. John Miegs was born in 1916 and died in 2003. Also born in 1916 and of this same generation are Sepp Huber, Erdmann Robert König, Fahir Aksoy, Vera Curtis, and Frank Lisle.
Further Biographical Context for John Miegs
John Miegs was born in 1916 and was largely inspired by the 1930s growing up. The period of the 1930s is epitomised 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 philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.