Robert Taylor Carson

1919 - 2008

Artist biography

Robert Taylor Carson was a creative artist, Born in 1919, Robert Taylor Carson passed away in 2008. Artists Georgia Blizzard, Cai Shangxiong, Anne T. Benthall, Eduardo Coelho, and Dietrich E. Cordes-Clement are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Robert Taylor Carson

Born in 1919, Robert Taylor Carson was primarily influenced by the 1930s. globally this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s predominant political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the United States, the Great Depression had a great impact on artistic production, with a number of artists focusing on the agrarian and the humble man in the streets. It was the first time in US history that widespread collectives of artists began to address politics, and tried to use their art to influence society. Artists organized exhibitions on social and political themes such as poverty, lack of affordable housing, anti-lynching, anti-fascism, and workers' strikes.

Robert Taylor Carson