Frantz Viggo Hansen

1903

Artist biography

Frantz Viggo Hansen was a creative artist. Frantz Viggo Hansen was born in 1903. Artists like Fritz Gerlach, Consuselo Gonzalez Amezcua, Rupert Doone, Arnold Banning, and Andrei Dmitrievich Goncharov were also born in 1903.

Further Biographical Context for Frantz Viggo Hansen

Born in 1903, Frantz Viggo Hansen was largely inspired by the 1920s growing up. The notable innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period established the careers of many pioneering 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 across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent 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. Significant 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 significance, 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.

Frantz Viggo Hansen

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