Malcolm Forbes Mckesson
1909 - 1999
Malcolm Forbes Mckesson was a visual artist. Malcolm Forbes Mckesson was born in 1909 and died in 1999. Also born in 1909 and of this same generation are Hedwig Aregger, Rudolf Hloušek, Florence Riefle Bahr, Francesc Cabre I Rofes, and Jules Adam.
Further Biographical Context for Malcolm Forbes Mckesson
Born in 1909, Malcolm Forbes Mckesson was primarily influenced by the 1920s. The notable innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many pioneering and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.