1902 - 1982
Fred Harman was a creative artist. Fred Harman was born in 1902 and died in 1982. Artists like Aroldo Bellini, Johann Horst Beckert, Carlo Ludovico Bompiani, Laura Andreson, and Haim Athar were also born in 1902.
Further Biographical Context for Fred Harman
Fred Harman was born in 1902 and was largely inspired by the 1920s growing up. 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 prevalent political ideology which was also enormously influential amongst artists and their communities. The Bauhaus was founded in 1919, and became an important place surrounding ideas in favour of the unification of art, craft and design disciplines – an idea that became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk. Surrealism came to be the predominant expressive mode of the 1920s, and was aided by the liberalism of Germany’s Weimar Republic, which was an environment that allowed for tremendous creative blossoming.