Donovan Hebden

1893

Artist biography

Donovan Hebden was an artist. Donovan Hebden was born in 1893. Also born in 1893 and of this same generation are Johan Buning, Hansl Bock, Josef Bohac-Hermanowsky, Rezeda Moga Dumitrescu, and György Feleky.

Further Biographical Context for Donovan Hebden

Donovan Hebden was born in 1893 and was primarily inspired by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the twentieth century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These years were an time of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These developments took hold with artist communities and collectives around the world, with many groups exploring different methods of communicating their ideas. The first twenty years of the twentieth century are considered as the period in art history where modernist and modern ideas first began to have cultural effects. They were a prolific time in the art world, and industrial advances such as mechanisation led to other disciplines such as architecture, led by the work of Le Corbusier and Gerrit Rietveld, to grow at an equally high rate. The idea of a shared discipline across all modes of art was epitomised in the Bauhaus movement, which became a prevalent way of thinking about art. These philosophies that we associate today with modern and contemporary art can be traced back to the diverse range of artworks produced during this period.

Donovan Hebden

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