Robert Douglas Coe
1905 - 1985
Robert Douglas Coe was a creative visual artist, Born in 1905, Robert Douglas Coe passed away in 1985. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Chen Dayuan, Mario Becchis, Eli Lotar, Pierre Brasseur, and Carl Busch.
Further Biographical Context for Robert Douglas Coe
Born in 1905, Robert Douglas Coe was predominantly influenced by the 1920s. The key innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many radical 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 across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.