Mary Mccartney Macqueen

1912 - 1994

Artist biography

Mary Mccartney Macqueen was a visual artist. Born in 1912, Mary Mccartney Macqueen passed away in 1994. Artists like Josef Drha, Suzy Frelinghuysen, Carlos Geyer, Despina Ghinokastra Istrati, and Janina Brosz-Wlodarska were also born in 1912.

Further Biographical Context for Mary Mccartney Macqueen

Born in 1912, Mary Mccartney Macqueen's creative work was largely inspired by the 1930s. Globally this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the United States, the Great Depression had a tremendous impact on artistic output, with a number of artists taking inspiration from the agrarian and the modest man in the streets. It was the first time in US history that widespread collectives of artists began to address politics, and attempted to use their art to influence society. Artists focused exhibitions on social and political themes such as poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes.

Mary Mccartney Macqueen

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