1905 - 1951
Fritz Haeckel was an artist. Fritz Haeckel was born in 1905 and died in 1951. Also born in 1905 and of this same generation are Irena Dyboska, Edna Hindley, Gustaf Börtner, Petronele Gerlikiene, and Robert Douglas Coe.
Further Biographical Context for Fritz Haeckel
Born in 1905, Fritz Haeckel grew up during the 1920s and was influenced by the artistic culture of the time. The key innovations formed in the early years of the 20th century were developed 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 internationally. The philosophy of Marxism was widespread among artist communities and groups. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became an essential place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.