Richard Oliver Bonney

1902 - 1984

Artist biography

Richard Oliver Bonney was a creative artist, Richard Oliver Bonney was born in 1902 and died in 1984. Artists like Hildegard H.A. Andereya, Umbo, Clément Anis, Umetaro Azechi, and Eduard Braun were also born in 1902.

Further Biographical Context for Richard Oliver Bonney

Richard Oliver Bonney was born in 1902 and was primarily inspired by the 1920s. The key innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many innovative and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a time of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. Established 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.