Ernst F.W. Kiefer

1898 - 1967

Artist biography

Ernst F.W. Kiefer was an artist. Ernst F.W. Kiefer was born in 1898 and died in 1967. Also born in 1898 and of this same generation are Hanns Hundt, Patsy Anguburra Lulpunda, Karl Baumgartner, Dorothy Harvey-Jones, and Deng Tie.

Further Biographical Context for Ernst F.W. Kiefer

Ernst F.W. Kiefer was born in 1898 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The first decades of the twentieth century were defined by the vibrant development of visual and pictorial art. These years were an era of experimentation, with artists delving into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These innovations inspired artist communities and collectives across the globe, with many groups developing a variety of ways of expressing their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in many countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis explored this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some renowned artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were came to fruition.