1925 - 2006
Ron Crooks was a creative visual artist, Born in 1925, Ron Crooks passed away in 2006. Artists Lain Bangdel, James Butler, Olgierd Bierwiaczonek, Miguel Barbosa, and Louis Chanoz are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Ron Crooks
Born in 1925, Ron Crooks was largely inspired by the 1930s. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and characterised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prevail, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical political ideologies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was epitomised in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.