Fritz Högberg

1899 - 1956

Artist biography

Fritz Högberg was a creative artist. Fritz Högberg was born in 1899 and died in 1956. Also born in 1899 and of this same generation are Walter Cyliax, Erik Aaes, Amadeus Ernst Barth, Cleto Ciocchini, and Alfred Bareis.

Further Biographical Context for Fritz Högberg

Fritz Högberg was born in 1899 and was predominantly influenced by the 1900s and 1910s. The dynamic development of pictorial art defined the first decades of the twentieth century. It was an era of experimentation and post-Impressionism, with artists first delving into Expressionism and Abstraction. A variety of collectives and groups of artists across the globe developed different ways of articulating these crucial innovations. The psychological applications of art began to be further explored and developed following the horrors of the First World War. Dadaism, a nonsensical and absurdist movement inspired directly by the war, developed in Paris, Berlin, Zurich and Hannover, and launched the careers of artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Hannah Höch and Kurt Schwitters. The essential philosophies behind Dadaism would go on to find ground in Surrealism, which was the first art movement to fully incorporate psychology and ideas about the subconscious, and took great inspiration from the work of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung.

Fritz Högberg

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