Roy Sydney Chapman Alderson

1916 - 1999

Artist biography

Roy Sydney Chapman Alderson was a visual artist, Born in 1916, Roy Sydney Chapman Alderson passed away in 1999. Also born in 1916 and of this same generation are Adolf Degiani Aldrich, Doreen Allen, Elizabeth Angrnaqquaq, Jan Kotik, and Natalia Aboutkova.

Further Biographical Context for Roy Sydney Chapman Alderson

Roy Sydney Chapman Alderson was born in 1916, grew up during the 1930s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. on a global scale this period can be best characterised by the duelling of the world’s foremost political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be the dominant artistic trend; a kind of expression and school of thought that by this time had spread across the globe. In Mexico, artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera incorporated a number of these ideas into their radical political ideologies to develop a new kind of magic realism.

Roy Sydney Chapman Alderson

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