Fritz Gerlach was a visual artist. Fritz Gerlach was born in 1903. Artists born in the same year and of the same generation are Rabbe Enckell, Antonietta Gallina, Heinrich Drake, Iosif Bene, and Edward Bawden.
Further Biographical Context for Fritz Gerlach
Fritz Gerlach was born in 1903 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1920s. The notable innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period began the careers of many innovative 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. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas concerning the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.