1908 - 1992
Erich Heger was an artist. Born in 1908, Erich Heger passed away in 1992. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Romeo Bevilacqua, Lorenzo Gigotti, Louis Breslow, Giovanni Da Busnago Colombo, and Eric Hayward-Young.
Further Biographical Context for Erich Heger
Erich Heger was born in 1908 and was predominantly inspired creatively 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 inspiring practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw important shifts in the political world. Marxism was a predominant political ideology which was also particularly influential among artists and their communities. important artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism advanced throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a fundamental idea of Freudian theory. Important 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 worldwide.