Peggy Crombie

1901 - 1984

Artist biography

Peggy Crombie was an artist, Born in 1901, Peggy Crombie passed away in 1984. Also born in 1901 and of this same generation are Carl Birksø, Jean Barbier, Francisco Borges Salas, Leendert Blom, and Alfred William Burchard.

Further Biographical Context for Peggy Crombie

Peggy Crombie was born in 1901 and was largely influenced creatively by the 1920s. Important artistic developments that had been established in the earlier part of the 20th century continued to be worked on during the 1920s and 1930s. At this time the careers of a number of influential and pioneering artists began to blossom, yet at the same time there was an atmosphere of consideration and sombreness following the horrors of the First World War. Major shifts in politics were taking place worldwide, and Marxism took a strong grip as an ideology within artist groups and communities. The main focus for art during this time was on Freudian theory and the human subconscious, and these ideas were best portrayed by artists including Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux, whilst in Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine established methods of art which were vivid and dynamic.

Peggy Crombie

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