Philémon Beckman is seen as an established artist, Philémon Beckman was born in 1913. Artists David Edwin Bernard, William Knutzen, Philémon Beckman, Agop Arat, and Conrad Marca-Relli are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Philémon Beckman
Born in 1913, Philémon Beckman's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence worldwide. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.