William Robert Brown

1915 - 1977

Artist biography

William Robert Brown was a visual artist, William Robert Brown, born in 1915, died in 1977. Artists Dieter Aschenborn, Burri Alberto, Robert George Bradshaw, Dick Barinbungung, and Spero Anargyros are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for William Robert Brown

Born in 1915, William Robert Brown's creative work was primarily inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the clashing of many 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 radical political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.