1903 - 1991
Arnold Banning was a creative visual artist, Arnold Banning, born in 1903, died in 1991. Artists like Holger Dall, Victor Brauner, Biala, Enrique Aznar, and Douglas Shenton Annand were also born in 1903.
Further Biographical Context for Arnold Banning
Arnold Banning was born in 1903, grew up during the 1920s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. The key innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period began the careers of many radical and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.