1903 - 1965
Muriel Medworth was a visual artist. Born in 1903, Muriel Medworth passed away in 1965. Artists Harold Eugene Edgerton, Carmen Amey Barucchi, Gustav Behre, Betsy Crow, and Walter Gamerith are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Muriel Medworth
Born in 1903, Muriel Medworth was primarily influenced by the 1920s growing up. The key innovations established 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 time of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became an indispensable place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.