1912 - 1970
Frank Herbst was a creative artist. Frank Herbst was born in 1912 and died in 1970. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Elisabeth Baumeister-Bühler, Anny Fourtina, John Engstead, Jos Van Den Abeele, and Gunvor Advookat.
Further Biographical Context for Frank Herbst
Frank Herbst was born in 1912 and grew up during the 1930s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their pioneering political philosophies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was epitomised in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.