1922 - 2011
Laimdots Mūrnieks was a creative artist. Born in 1922, Laimdots Mūrnieks passed away in 2011. Artists Bernat Klein, Ramón Catalán, Jurij Mochor, Itoko Iwata, and John Freeman are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Laimdots Mūrnieks
Born in 1922, Laimdots Mūrnieks was largely 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 incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.