1928 - 2012
Robert Mcelroy was an artist. Robert Mcelroy was born in 1928 and died in 2012. Also born in 1928 and of this same generation are Geoffrey Armstrong, Sy Barry, Gerdur Helgadottir, Albano Vizotto Filho, and Evhen Kudryashov.
Further Biographical Context for Robert Mcelroy
Robert Mcelroy was born in 1928 and was primarily influenced by the 1930s. On a global scale this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the leading artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread worldwide. In Mexico, artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated a number of these ideas into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.