1928 - 2013
Friso Henstra was a visual artist. Born in 1928, Friso Henstra passed away in 2013. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Michaël Gurdgian, Betsy Bennett, Pierre Couronne, Werner Franzen, and Francesc Carbonell Massabe.
Further Biographical Context for Friso Henstra
Born in 1928, Friso Henstra was largely inspired by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is characterised by the conflict between a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence internationally. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their radical political philosophies, developing a new kind of magic realism.