William Franklin Draper
1912 - 2003
William Franklin Draper was an artist. William Franklin Draper was born in 1912 and died in 2003. Also born in 1912 and of this same generation are Elise Asher, Chen Chi, Dora Auswald, Jean Cambon, and Helen L. Briggs.
Further Biographical Context for William Franklin Draper
William Franklin Draper was born in 1912 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1930s growing up. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the clashing of a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence on an international scale. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.