Joy Griffiths

1919

Artist biography

Joy Griffiths was a creative visual artist. Joy Griffiths was born in 1919. Artists Adrianus Dirk Blok Van Der Velden, Hector Fraser, Guo Zhongxuan, Colin James Ashford, and Zhenia Arutyunyan are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Joy Griffiths

Joy Griffiths was born in 1919 and grew up during the 1930s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. 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 on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.