Marjorie R. Meurer
1900 - 1940
Marjorie R. Meurer was a creative artist. Marjorie R. Meurer was born in 1900 and died in 1940. Also born in 1900 and of this same generation are Guan Liang, Ethel H. Blum, Ludwig Ade, Maud Harmsworth, and Maria Augusta Cavalieri.
Further Biographical Context for Marjorie R. Meurer
Marjorie R. Meurer was born in 1900 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the primary years of the twentieth century. To have this time as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by inspiring practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also enormously influential amongst artists and their communities. The Bauhaus was founded in 1919, and became an important place surrounding ideas in favour of the unification of art, craft and design disciplines – an idea that became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk. Surrealism came to be the key expressive mode of the 1920s, and was aided by the liberalism of Germany’s Weimar Republic, which was an environment that allowed for remarkable creative growth.