William J. Carroll

1915 - 2014

Artist biography

William J. Carroll was a creative artist, William J. Carroll was born in 1915 and died in 2014. Also born in 1915 and of this same generation are Stanley Ayers, Aika Brown, Pedro L. Cervantez, Vojin Bakic, and Andrew N. Chin.

Further Biographical Context for William J. Carroll

Born in 1915, William J. Carroll's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised 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 integrate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.