1919 - 2000
Josephine Mead was a creative artist. Josephine Mead was born in 1919 and died in 2000. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Lester F. Johnson, Irwin Caplan, Sheldon Berlyn, Arthur Dagley, and Joon Lee.
Further Biographical Context for Josephine Mead
Born in 1919, Josephine Mead grew up during the 1930s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. On a global scale this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s foremost political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the dominant artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread across the globe. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated many of these philosophies into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.