Elizabeth Lentz Horter

1900

Artist biography

Elizabeth Lentz Horter was a visual artist. Elizabeth Lentz Horter was born in 1900. Artists Julian Bucmaniuk, Charles Cockerham, Edgard Defosse, Joan Cardella Crusells, and Guido Andlovitz are of the same generation.

Further Biographical Context for Elizabeth Lentz Horter

Elizabeth Lentz Horter was born in 1900 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1920s growing up. The key innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were developed 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 major shifts in politics took place internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. In Paris, artists such as Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine established methods of art which were dramatic and dynamic. Surrealism continued to mature in the 1920s and 1930s, and focused on the human unconscious and Freudian theory. Key artists to arise from this movement were Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Surrealism spread as an ideology on a global scale due to its cultural importance, and developed to become the central expressive mode of the 1920s. It was aided by the liberal characteristics of Weimar Republic in Germany, and blossomed under this way of thinking.

Elizabeth Lentz Horter

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