1908 - 1967
Charles Culver was a visual artist, Charles Culver, born in 1908, died in 1967. Artists Manuel Bayo Marin, Gerhard Augst, Julian Binford, Alberto Brambilla, and Hans Barttenbach are of the same generation.
Further Biographical Context for Charles Culver
Born in 1908, Charles Culver's creative work was largely inspired by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by innovative practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw significant shifts in politics. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also tremendously influential amongst artists and their communities. important artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism developed throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a essential idea of Freudian theory. Notable Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread internationally.