1904 - 1995
Dorothy Hoover was a visual artist. Dorothy Hoover was born in 1904 and died in 1995. Artists like Theresa Berney, Elfriede Balzar-Kopp, Doris E. Cox, Zvi Yehuda Aldouby, and Catherine Spencer Goodnow were also born in 1904.
Further Biographical Context for Dorothy Hoover
Born in 1904, Dorothy Hoover's creative work was largely inspired by the 1920s. The key innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were developed further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many innovative and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and major shifts in politics took place across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. Founded in 1919, the Bauhaus became an indispensable place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.