1892 - 1980
Further Biographical Context for Franz Höhne
Franz Höhne was born in 1892 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1900s and 1910s. The vigorous development of pictorial art defined the first decades of the twentieth century. It was an era of experimentation and post-Impressionism, with artists first investigating Expressionism and Abstraction. A variety of collectives and communities of artists across the globe developed many ways of expressing these crucial innovations. In the meantime, Expressive painting was being developed and explored in various countries across the world. the Nabis in France were the first to truly explore this movement at the turn of the century, and German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter soon followed suit, developing the careers of legendary artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky.