1904 - 1999
Felix Hatz was an artist. Born in 1904, Felix Hatz passed away in 1999. Also born in 1904 and of this same generation are Pawel Dadlez, Leo Dauwer, Nym Bunduk, Joseph Lambert Cain, and Balcomb Greene.
Further Biographical Context for Felix Hatz
Born in 1904, Felix Hatz' creative work was predominantly influenced 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 incredible practitioners of the pictorial 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. notable artistic developments included a kind of expressive characteristic which was exemplified by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism advanced throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a central idea of Freudian theory. Key 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.