Lee Jr. Atkyns
Further Biographical Context for Lee Jr. Atkyns
Lee Jr. Atkyns was born in 1913 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1930s. globally this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s dominant 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 worldwide. In Mexico, artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera integrated many of these ideas into their radical political ideologies to develop a innovative kind of magic realism.