Robert H. Macdonald
Robert H. Macdonald was a visual artist. Robert H. Macdonald was born in 1903. Artists like Marian Brackenridge, Adolf Loy, William Howard Jarvis, Geoffrey Houghton Brown, and Eun Sang Lee were also born in 1903.
Further Biographical Context for Robert H. Macdonald
Born in 1903, Robert H. Macdonald was predominantly inspired 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 began 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 across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.